Kolkata, 30 January 2023: Techno India Group, the largest private education group in Eastern India,is hosting the second edition of the inter-school sports competition Techno Olympica Knights starting today, 27th January 2023. This mega sporting event featuring over 600 students from 43 schools across West Bengal, will conclude on 31st January 2023. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Padma Shri Bula Choudhury, Former India national women’s swimming champion, Chess Grand Master Shri Dibyendu Barua & Prof. Manoshi Roychowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group. The event started with a lamp lighting ceremony by the esteemed guests. The Techno Olympica Knights Torch Rally was held on the campus ground, to mark the commencement of the mega sports event. Techno Olympic Knights was a dream project of Prof. Manoshi Roychowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group started few years back, and after covid, the second edition started successfully with the opening ceremony.
Techno India Group aims at giving equal emphasis in the development of BODY, MIND & SPIRIT of the students to fulfill the objective of “Touching lives, making a difference”. There are awards for the top 3 schools in terms of medal tally with Trophies & Cash Prize of Rs 30,000/-, Rs 20,000/- &Rs 10,000/-respectively. Also, there will be prizes for “The Best Cheering School” and “Fair Play.”
‘The main aim of Techno Olympica Knights is to be bringing together the best young talents of West Bengalina competitive platform under one roof. Not only that, it will also act as a platform for showcasing and popularizing a large number of sporting activities that rarely get chances to be highlighted in our city. Inter School Sports in the city has never been given such a bigger platform than the one that will be provided in “Techno Olympica Knights”, said Prof. ManoshiRoychowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group.
The competition featuring sports like 5-a-Side Football, Volley Ball, Hockey, Table tennis, Badminton, Long Jump, Discuss throw, Individual Race/Relay Race, Hurdle Race, Free Style Swimming, Archery & Chess will be held in the following categories Boys, Girls, Junior & Senior sectionsacross multiple locations which including techno India, Salt Lake Campus, EM 4/1, Salt Lake, Sector V, Kolkata – 700091, Spuddy Badminton Academy, Kolkata, Ghore Bibi Lane, Behind Inox Swabhumi, Kadapara, Phool Bagan, Kankurgachi, Kolkata – 700054&Sports Authority of India (SAI) Complex, Municipality Main Rd, LA Block, Sector III, Bidhannagar, Kolkata – 700098.