Extracurricular activities help students to learn time management and prioritizing skills, getting involved in diverse interests. These activities also help students and kids to raise their self-esteem, build their solid relationship skills. — SIO Hyd President Layeeq Ahmed Khan
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There’s a need to provide easy to participate opportunities to the school students at their door steps, expressed Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) Hyderabad president Layeeq Ahmed Khan during award ceremony of Children Festival at Indira Priyadarshini Auditorium in Public Garden, Nampally.
The cultural night on 2nd December saw all the winners receiving prizes and certificates for their excellent performances in their respective competitions held for over 10 days in schools across the city. Prominent figures from the society such as former VC of Osmania University Prof. Suleman Siddiqi and former VC of Telangana University Dr Akbar Ali Khan graced the event.
Mr. Layeeq said that this organization believes that children should be given ample opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities.
“Extracurricular activities help students to learn time management and prioritizing skills, getting involved in diverse interests. These activities also help students and kids to raise their self-esteem, build their solid relationship skills,” he added”
“Through extracurricular activities they also learn making contributions for each other. By making school kids participate in these varieties of activities, SIO wants to let their talents identified and promoted before themselves, their parents and teachers.
“SIO also tries to inculcate moral and ethical values by means of art and culture. Children Festival witnessed students exhibiting their co-curricular talents enthusiastically. Paintings, cartoon making, short story writing, poem writing, model making, debate, drama, Just a Minute extempore were some of the indoor activities of the festival along with outdoor games like football.”
Mr. Layeeq also said that art and culture should not only entertain students but should also help them build their moral and ethical abilities along with their talent promotion.
Eminent personalities participated in the program and encouraged the students. MIM MLA from Nampally Jaffer Hussain Meraj, AP Minority Commission Chairman Abid Rasool Khan, Krishank of OUJAC, Dr MKM Zafar of MANUU, Abdul Jabbar Siddiqui from HWF AP, Naina Jaisawal and Syeda Falak were among the guests who handed over prizes and certificates to the students.