Global Indian International School (GIIS) announced the launch of its Chandu Borde Global Cricket Academy (CBGCA) at its Noida campus.
GIIS lays strong emphasis in holistic method of learning along with academic excellence for the complete personality development of an individual. The proprietary 9 Gems focuses on all dimensions of co-curricular activities through structured programmes.
This cricket academy is one such initiative for students to achieve Sports Excellence. In fact, GIIS students from the Singapore campuses have been representing Cricket at national levels and playing for under-15 team for Singapore.
Mr. Chandu Borde & Mr. Chetan Chauhan Signing the Cricket Bat
The academy was launched by Mr Chandu Borde, Vice- President, Global Schools Foundation. Mr. Borde is a renowned cricketer. He was the ex-captain of Indian National Cricket team.
Mr. Chandu & Mr. Chetan Chauhan with GIIS Students
Mr. Borde has been the Chairman of the Selection Committee of BCCI for two terms. In July 2007, he was appointed as the Manager of the Indian National Team. He has received various awards including Arjuna award, Maharashtra Bhushan and Padma Bhushan in 2002.
Mr. Rajeev Katyal Director, Ms. Punam Singhal Principal, Mr. Harish Doraiswamy Dep CEO & COO
Chandu Borde Global Cricket Academy has customized cricket pitches for intense practice under the guidance of professional coaches. GIIS believes that education is not just about academics but about holistic development of an individual. The progress of children being trained at the CBGCA will be monitored by Mr. Borde himself, who will make periodic visits to mentor and guide the team to become one of the leading cricket teams in the future.
Mr Chandu Borde & Mr. Chetan Chauhan in inauguration ceremony of Chandu Borde Global Cricket Academy
Mr. Chandu Borde on the occasion said, "GIIS is making a lot of effort in making children all-round individuals who can perform well in any career or field they choose. The academy is going to be an integral part of the children's growth. I am honoured to be a part of it and I will always be available for these children in whatever way I can. Education builds technical competencies, whereas sports develop a spirit of sportsmanship which teaches the child to accept both winning & losing."
Mr Chandu Borde with students of GIIS
Mr. Rajeev katyal, Country Director GIIS India said, "We are a global school and we are constantly striving to deliver the best of opportunity to our students. Chandu Borde Global Cricket Academy is one such endeavour to bring in this game to the school under the leadership of a cricket legend, who will not only ensure the techniques of the game but also the values of true sportsmanship."
Students of GIIS Performing
The students got a chance to indulge in some fun and frolic as the cricket legend got together for a friendly match to celebrate the launch of the cricket pitch.
About GLOBAL INDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (GIIS):
Global Indian International School (GIIS) - established under the aegis of Global Schools Foundation (2002) is an international network of award-winning institutions, with 20 campuses in 7 countries.
Global Schools Foundation has been delivering world-class education and has produced world toppers in International Baccalaureate (IB) and the 5th world ranker in Central Board of Secondary Education (India).
GIIS chain offers holistic learning and personality development opportunities for students. GIIS India campuses are currently spread across Noida, Bangalore, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune Surat and Ahmedabad with plans of expanding in 5 more cities.
GIIS has been honoured with 22 international and national awards over a span of 4 years for achieving excellence in school education. Today, GIIS boasts a strong multicultural student body, comprising 52 nationalities. GIIS in India offers Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and Global Montessori Plus programme.