Sports and Culture

Promotion of Sports among rural youth

Shamayita Math stepped  into  its second year  in  its endeavour  to promote sports and games among the rural youths of the locality through Shamayita Sports Academy  (SPA). The organization  feels that development of this potential which lies hidden among the rural children belonging  to backward community  is one of  the important  aspects  of  development  of  the  rural  community. Throughout the second year SPA has been providing training in football to 60 number of youths and in athletics to 20 number of  youths    including  girls  through  a  team  of  devoted  and experienced  coach  with  the  aim  to  transform  them  into professional  players.    Also  the  football  and  athletics  team participated  in block  ,district and state  level competitions. During 2011-12  SPA  participated  in  four  knock  out  football tournaments.  In  athletics,  10  students  of  SPA  participated  in Gangajalghati  Block  Youth  Festival,  2011  under  PYKKA (Panchayat  Youth  Krida  Khel Abhiyan) scheme on 8th and  9th Dec,  2011  out  of which  2  students  were selected  for  district  level competition held   in  Bankura.  Both  the  students secured 1  and 3  positions respectively  in  the  district level   meet.  

Urmila Hembram who secured first position in 100 m race was selected for state level competition which was held in Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on 5  January,2012. She  secured 2nd  position  in  relay  race,  5th position  in 100 m race in state level meet.   Seven students of Athletics participated in the meet of District   Sports Association   held on 22  January, 2012 and all were  successful and  secured positions.  Besides  this,the college going students participated in inter and intra college level meet and proved to be successful. For representing SPA in different  football  tournaments,  two  sets of  jersey, pair of  socks, kits bag  were  distributed  to  the  trainees.  Foundation  Day  was celebrated on 24    July, 2011 where Sri Sushil Kr Verma,  the State coordinator  (Jharkhand) &  In-charge Sports Authority of  India, Ranchi   and Sri Abhay Kumar , ex-footballer of Indian Team and the coach of Mohunbagan Junior Football team addressed thestudents of SPA.