Jodhamal Public School celebrated its thirteenth Annual Day on Friday, the 1st December, 2017. Ms. Bharti Vaid Addl. Director, Press InformationBureau, J&K State, was the esteemed Chief Guest.Dr. Dimple Chopra Deputy Director, Health Dept. was the Guest of Honour.Mr. VikarRasool MLA and Mr. FirdousTak MLC were the special guests. Among the management the dignitaries present wereAartiKuthiala,Director and Pooja Panthri , Vice Principal. The programme commenced with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp to invoke God’s blessings. This entailed the Welcome speech by the Deputy Head Girl Nimisha Shukla. A feast for the soul was the Cultural dance ‘Maha Shakti Vandan’ based on the theme ‘From Darkness to Light’. The ethnic diversity of ‘The Diwali Dance’ enthralled the audience while the ‘Christmas Dance’ heightened the spirts of the onlookers. An adaption of the timeless epic ‘Akbar Birbal’ was enacted to its true glory and the rhythmic verses of Qawwali left the audience mesmerized. A splash of colours was added with the Carnival dance and the Hula –Hoop Gypsy Dance displayed the agility of the young dancers. The hard work and toil of the art and craft department, reflected vividly through the 3D movable props displayed on stage.The efforts of Nivedita Sharma, Chandra Shekhar, Amandeep Kaur and Anjali Bharti for preparing the exclusive paintings and props were applaud worthy. Sonia Mahajan, CCA Coordinator, ShrutiBakshi and Aadi Sharma were the main choreographers for the event. Mr. NandanKuthiala, the Trustee, spoke of the future plans of the school and emphasized about the RAI BAHADUR JODHAMAL KUTHIALA scholarship for girls studying in class 9th and 12th in Govt. Schools, affected by cross border shelling. The well synchronized Orchestra and chorus singers were blissful to the ears and transported the audience to the 60’s and 70’s. Efforts of the Choir Mentors Poonam Mahajan, Deepak Kumar, SubhashDey and MK Sahil was applause worthy. The Principal, Trilok Sing Bist congratulated the school stakeholders for the No. 1Ranking of the school in the whole of J&K, By the Education World, for the third consecutive year. Mr. Bisthighlighted the exceptional results of class X and XII. It is a global bench mark for Jodhamal Public school to be the first school in Jammu and Kashmir to conduct the prestigious Trinity College London exam. Jodhamal has been included in the list of Top 50 Schools of the country by Fortune Magazine and Price Water House. Ms. Bharti Vaid Addl. Director ,Press InformationBureau stated that she was very happy to note that Jodhamal School has excellent academic results of class Tenth and Twelfth. He gave special mention to the developing Infrastructure and accentuated that Jodhamal to be the pioneer in the world of education. Ms. Ranju Malhotra and Urmila Kaul, Coordinators presided over the prize giving ceremony. The Vote of thanks was proposed by the Deputy Head Boy Arya Abrol. The programme was compered by the junior team of smart oratory experts. The programme culminated with a pious shlok and the National Anthem.