JAMMU, NOVEMBER 19: Chairperson, J&K Police Wives Welfare Association (PAWWA), Mrs. K.Vijaya Rajendra inaugurated one day Bal Mela organized by the Police Public School at Miran Sahib here today.
In her inaugural address, Mrs. Vijaya said that besides academic curriculum, cultural activities are imperative to boost the talent of students. The students are over burdened with their studies and have a little leisure time to enjoy themselves and it is important to organize cultural and other events in the schools to build physical and mental health of children, she added.
In the day long Mela different stalls were established by various agencies, displaying different items of children’s interest. Cultural programme by the students, camel ride, julla, tambola, lucky dip and food stalls were the major attractions of the mela. Raffle draw for the tickets already sold by the school management was also held in presence of ticket holders.
During the Mela students of the school and other children of the area showed great enthusiasm in purchase of displayed items and other activities.
Mrs. Vijaya along with the PAWWA members inspected the stalls and enquired about the quality of food and other items displayed for sale. She appreciated the school administration and the staff members for organizing such events and taking interest in extra curriculum activities for the betterment of students. She also distributed raffle draw prizes among the winners on the spot.
Among others, the Mela was attended by DIG, Jammu-Kathua Range, Mr. Ashkoor Ahmed Wani, Exn, PCD, Mr. Rashid Mustafa, Dy: Director Prosecution, Mr. Sanjiv Pardhan, Principal PPS, Mr. Parshotam Sharma, staff members of school, parents of students and other police officers.