Pune, 7 Jan (The Press Watch) – Yashraj Santosh Dalvi of XI Arts of Suryadatta Junior College (SJC) who participated in U-17 boys Pune State level Lawn tennis Championship and won the Bronze medal. He has now been selected for Khelo India Youth Games 2020 with an all india rank of 10.
He will represent Maharashtra team in Khelo India happening in Guvahati, Assam. Khelo India is organized by Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports, Government of India.
He was felicitated by Professor Dr Sanjay B Chordiya, Founder President and Chairman of Suryadatta Group of Institutions and Mrs Sushma Chordiya Vice President Suryadatta Group of Institutions with Certificate of Appreciation and a gold medal for her outstanding achievement. Also present on the occasion was Ms Nishigandha Patil, Director Suryadatta fitness and Sports Academy.
Prof Dr Sanjay Chordia said, “Suryadatta Education Foundation is committed to achieve quality education in a holistic manner. Towards this end we organise and encourage our students to participate in various events which leave a lasting positive effect on their personality. It is rightly said that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body.
The benefits of playing sports are several and it leads to balanced mental growth. It teaches the children life skills like social skills, team efforts, leadership, patience. It inculcates confidence, discipline and playing without crossing the rules. Sports help in building character and stamina. At Suryadatta Group of Institutes, the energy of students is also channelized towards participation in various activities depending on student interests, apart from academics.
This combined with professional and personal grooming modules, helps in holistic development. Our students too have always done us proud by winning various awards, medals and rankings in a wide variety of sports.”