Honourable Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu’s visit to Jubilee Hills Public School
Jubilee Hills Public School celebrated its annual day with a magnificent display of talent by its students. Honourable Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. He was accompanied by, The Honourable Home Minister, Telangana, Shri Mahmood Ali, Sri K. Krishnadev Rao, President, Jubilee Hills Education Society, Sri A. Murali Mukund, Chairman, Jubilee Hills Public School, Sri T. Harischandra Prasad, Secretary, Jubilee Hills Education Society, Ms. M. Varalakshmi, Principal and distinguished Managing Committee Members. Staff, Parents, Students and Alumni attended the event and made it a success.The programme started with a Welcome Dance-’Swagatham’ to invoke the lord’s blessings and welcome the eminent guests.
The Chairman, Sri. A. Murali Mukund greeted the renowned guests and said that it was an honour to have the Vice President in the gathering. He said that the students of Jubilee Hills Public School were fortunate to have had the blessings of the President, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who visited the school in the year 2005, and now the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu was honouring them with his presence. He explained about the facilities being provided at the school and the Innovative Methodologies adopted to facilitate the teaching learning process.
Secretary, Jubilee Hills Education Society, Sri T. Harischandra Prasad, said that the school has been taking forward the learning mechanism rather than the teaching mechanism. He also stated that one system of education has to be implemented throughout the country so as to provide equal opportunities and also eradicate the financial inequalities in the society. The President, Jubilee Hills Education Society, Sri K. Krishnadev Rao, said that the kids are our future and the teachers are entrusted with it. He said that the students have to be taught about our roots, heritage and culture. He asked every individual to speak and debate about the issues which trouble India such as “Water Problem” and “Famine”. He also stated that every teacher at JHPS is trained to use the technology and gadgets in teaching.
The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi shared about into grand achievements of the chief guest. The Chief Guest Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu known for his brilliant oratory skills, alliterations and similes left the audience enthralled. The Chief Guest said that he was delighted to attend the Annual Day function of Jubilee Hills Public School. He also said that it gives him immense joy in interacting with the students who are poised to take the nation to new heights. He reminisced his childhood with his parents and grandparents and stated that their words have paved a way to where he stands now. He emphasized that one of most important part of our Indian culture is the family system which is also our identity. He accentuated that we should feel proud of our rich culture and must protect it. He said that whatever the children learn in their childhood is from their parents or from teachers and it makes an impact. Education should enable a child to differentiate the good from the bad, enhance their knowledge, empower them and also make them employable.
A Special Award was given by the distinguished guest to Ms. Lakshmi Sudha, Mathematics teacher, for completion of 25years of dedicated service at the school. Cash awards and Certificates of Appreciation were given to the teachers who had 100% attendance. The Chief Guest and the President of Jubilee Hills Education Society awarded the Gold and Silver medals and scholarships to the students in academics, sports and co-scholastic areas. A special scholarship cash award was given to a student.
The evening gathered momentum with spectacular dances such as ‘Shakti rupa- Navadurga’, and the ‘Hues of life’, thought provoking skits and provided insights into our glorious past through monologues by students performing as the great freedom fighter, Subhash Chandra Bose and the Rakshasa King Ravanasura. The Audience was left spellbound with the Jugalbandi performed by the students. The evening took a divine turn with slokas sung by the Primary students.
The skit on “Bhakta Prahalad” brought the age old epic to life. The portrayal of the characters of the Rakshasa father, Hiranyakasyapa and his devotee son Prahalada left the audience enthralled. The rendition of the slokas from the epic was much applauded. The programme ended with a vote of thanks and the National Anthem.