Techno India Group, the largest private education group in Eastern India, on 24th November announced the third edition of the inter school sports competition Techno Olympica Knights which will commence on 29th November, 2023. This mega sporting event will feature over 850 students from 50 schools across West Bengal. This sporting spectacle will conclude on 4th December, 2023. The mascot for the event and the official theme song was launched by Shri Dibyendu Barua, Chess Grand Master & Shri Premjit Sen, Referee & Judge, World Karate Federation & Asian Karate Federation in the presence of Prof Manoshi Roychowdhury, Co- Chairperson, Techno India Group and Meghdut Roychowdhury, Founder of ‘Make Calcutta Relevant Again’ Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director of Techno India Group.
Other Dignitaries and School Principals such as Sangeeta Tandon, Principal of Shri Shikshayatan School, Kolkata, Neeta Kanoria, Principal of Wings Pre School, Day care & Activity centre, Prof. Shabina N. Omar OSD, Education Directorate, Dept. of Higher Education, Govt of West Bengal and Bratati Bhattacharya, Founder Director, UEEF were also present in the conference.
The registration process is free for the participating schools: Like previous editions, apart from individual medals and certificates, the top 3 schools will be awarded in terms of medals tally with Trophies & Cash Prize worth Rs 50,000/-, Rs 30,000/- & Rs 20,000/-respectively. Also, there will be prizes for Best Performer, The Best Cheering School, Fair Play and a Special Cash Prize of Rs.5000/- along with a Trophy to a school who will have best average point at medal tally (minimum 5 games attempted).
“The primary goals of Techno Olympica Knights are to bring together the top young athletes from West Bengal under one roof and to promote sports in education. Furthermore, the initiative will serve as an avenue for promoting and popularising a wide range of sports that donot often have the opportunity to be highlighted in the city. There has never been a greater platform for interschool sports in the city than what Techno Olympica Knights will offer. The number of participating schools and the students this time has gone up significantly from the previous years, thus validating the popularity of the event, said Prof. Manoshi Roychowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group.
The competition boasts off sporting activities 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, which will be held in the following categories: Boys, Girls, Junior & Senior sections. Techno Olympica Knights will be held in multiple locations including Techno India, Salt Lake Campus, Spuddy Badminton Academy & Sports Authority of India (SAI) Complex.