MES Indian School celebrates 42nd annual day
08 Nov 2016 - 11:35
Doha: MES Indian School commemorated its 42nd Annual Day Celebrations, Mesmerise 2016, a two-day cultural extravaganza, in a glittering and spectacular manner at the open-air auditorium of the school on November 3 and 4. A galaxy of distinguished personalities besides thousands of spectators witnessed this magnificent and splendid fiesta that showcased exquisite performances of students, who performed elegantly in their youthful exuberance.
P Kumaran, Ambassador of India to Qatar, was the chief guest of the first day, while Dinesh Udenia, First Secretary (Press & Education) and Mission’s Commercial Representative Embassy of India to Qatar was the chief guest for the second day programme. In his keynote address, Kumaran remarked that the school annual day events provide a glimpse on the vibrant performances and multifaceted talents of young students. He suggested that the students should imbibe the spirit of enquiry as it is essential to unlock the door of success. Students should also exercise honesty and integrity in their work, he added.
K Abdul Karim, President officiating MES Governing Board, in his address complemented the school for playing a crucial role in instilling knowledge and impart cutting edge technology in the ever changing educational patterns and the needs of young minds.
The guest of honour, Hamad Ali Hassan Al Sulaiti, Former Director, Private Schools, Ministry of Education & Higher Education, in his felicitation, lauded the efforts taken by the school in striving for the holistic development of its students. He also congratulated the school for maintaining a good track record in school academics.
M P Saleem, Director, Cultural and Co-curricular Activities, MES Governing Board appreciated the participants of the school annual day celebrations for their level of enthusiasm in perfecting skills in the areas of interest and artistically demonstrating in a function of grand scale as this. He also assured that the school will take every necessary step to preserve and promote their interest on the co-scholastic domain.
The school principal, Dr MH Khan presented the school annual report, which highlighted the significant growth and achievements of students in the curricular and co-curricular domains during the academic year 2015-16.
Kumaran honoured the toppers and the meritorious students at the national level in Class XII board examination with gold medals, cash awards and trophies, and also congratulated them for their success. P K Mohamed, General Secretary and M P Saleem Director, Cultural & Co-curricular Activities, and A P Khaleel, Director Academics, MES Governing Board honoured the members of the staff, who put in long years of service in the institution with gold medals, mementoes and certificates on the occasion.
Congratulating the school on the celebration of its 42nd Annual Day, Dinesh Udenia, First Secretary (Press & Education) and Mission’s Commercial Representative Embassy of India to Qatar and the Chief Guest on the closing day remarked that the vibrant participation of these young talents set a model for other students to emulate, as the world outside demands them to be more accomplished in terms of their development in interpersonal skills.
Hameeda Kader, Vice-Principal and Head of Girls’ Section, Kalpana Barla, Vice-Principal and Head of Boys’ Section, Nageswara Rao Indana, Vice-Principal and Head of CBSEi announced the names of the academic achievers of their respective section for the academic year 2014-15.
Akbar Ali, Head, Department of Physical Education announced the names of gold medal winners of the CBSE National Athletic Meet 2015. Rosy Johnson, in charge of Scouts and Guides announced the best outgoing scouts and guides. These achievers were honoured by the distinguished dignitaries on the occasion.
Akhil Uday, Head Boy and Fathima Nida Jamal, Head Girl welcomed the august gathering, while Onaisa Rashid, Head Girl, Junior Section, Aiswarya Merin Santhosh, Cultural Secretary, Girls’ Section, Noofa Abdul Latheef, Cultural Secretary CBSE-i and Jestin Thomas Cultural Secretary, Boys’ Section proposed votes of thanks for various segments of the programme on both days. Anver K, Cultural Convener along with his team of officials coordinated Mesmerize 2016.