Genesis Global School, Noida has organized the fourth episode of “Genesis Conversations” themed on ‘No Pain No Gain’ at their sprawling campus recently, with Milkha Singh as the chief guest.
Genesis Conversations a literary activity aimed at academia-celebrity discussion witnessed Milkha Singh in a candid discussion with the students on various life and career dimensions. The activity gave an opportunity for the students, parents and faculty to interact with the inspiring leader.
Milkha Singh was enthralled to see the campus with a wide array of sports facilities available for the students. He said, “The students are extremely lucky to be a part of this school since they have the best facilities and faculty to lead their career in sports. Schools in our times did not have such provisions. I am enthralled to see a stadium with a running track around a grass field in this school. I thoroughly enjoyed “Genesis Conversations’ today, this is truly amazing”.
The Flying Sikh shared his journey in the sports field along with the challenges faced by him on the biggest stage. The super-hit biographical movie based on Milkha Singh’s life has earned a huge success and has motivated many youngsters, inspiring to be like him. Students from Genesis and other schools were really excited and enthused by the inspirational interaction that they had today.
The event was moderated by Gurbir Singh, Director – Sports & Estate, who is himself an Olympian shooter and Arjuna Awardee. He was thrilled with the way the event was appreciated by all. He said “I am so happy to have moderated the talk as Milkha Singh is a true Champion; He is the only Indian male athlete to win an individual athletics gold medal at the Commonwealth Games and his fourth place in the 400 metres at the 1960 Rome Olympics remained a National record for nearly four decades. He has made us all proud with his achievements. It is a unique and satisfying experience as a sportsman”.
Speaking at the occasion Pramod Sharma, Director cum Principal – Genesis Global School said, ‘We feel encouraged to see the young minds of school children gain knowledge and tips from such inspiring sportsmen present with us today. We aim to continuously strive towards organising an array of such platforms for the school children and the faculty. ‘Genesis Conversations’ is one of our prestigious initiatives and we are looking forward to invite the achievers from different walks of life.’