23rd December 2016 witnessed the 19thAnnual Day celebrations of the BK Birla Centre for Education. We were privileged to have Mr. Kushal Maitre, The Founder Director, and Chief Executive Officer of the Indus Group, as Chief Guest.
The programme began with the lighting of lamp as an invocation to God for His divine grace. The honourable Chief Guest – Mr. Kushal Maitre, revered Principal – Dr. SK Sanyal, the Dean Academics- Dr. Manohar Patil along with the School Coordinator – Mrs Kamakshi Mudaliar and Admin Head –Mr. Reghu Kumar did the honours. This was followed by a Welcome Dance in the form of Ganesh Vandana, as there wasn’t a better way to start the grandest event of the year than by paying obeisance to Lord Ganpati. Our Principal Dr. Saibal Kumar Sanyal formally welcomed the guests and addressed the gathering with his eloquent speech. The Guest of Honour and Creative Mentor– Mr. Pranab Mukherjee also addressed the guests.
Moving ahead with the cultural extravaganza, a host of young Birlites presented the patriotic number ‘Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo’ originally sung by the legendry Lata Mangeshkar. Later, three young musical maestros gave solo performances that were truly spellbinding. Kush Poddar on Keyboard, Shubhika Pathak also on Keyboard and Amit Nagill on drums gave individual, enchanting, musical performances that mesmerized everyone.
Proficiency is a habit and a way of life that people choose despite the hard work and struggle involved. This is cultivated by those who believe in delivering the best. Our students worked hard throughout the year to achieve good result. And a bunch of them managed to come out in flying colours. Hence BKBCE celebrated their success by giving away Proficiency Trophies for the year 2015-2016 to encourage them and to motivate and inspire the others around them. Mr. Kushal Maitre and our Principal – Dr. S.K. Sanyal gave away the prizes to the winners of the Vidya Ratan Award that is given to studious, diligent, assiduous students who secure high grades in class. BKBCE also presented awards for outstanding performance in various co-curricular activities to appreciate their hard work.
The young Birlite mimes presented a thought- provoking message through their facial expressions and gestures. This was followed by a scintillating performance by the youngsters who presented a spectacular display of dances from across the various states of our country woven in a delightful act.
Through the English Drama and Hindi Play, the young artists of the junior section presented the stirring and impactful stories in a comical vein. Towards the end, Mr. Kushal Maitre addressed the august gathering with his kind and thought provoking words. He congratulated the students,staff and Principal of the B.K. Birla Centre for Education for the delightful show. Finally, the school Head Girl – Miss Shruti Jain delivered the vote of thanks followed by the National Anthem as a tribute to our nation.