Master Abdul Qayoom Bhat , (International sportsman& reputed PEM) given warm send off at Girls Higher Secondary School Bandipora.
Bandipora, Dec 31: Physical Education Master Abdul Qayoom Bhat was accorded warm send off by the Department of Youth Services and Sports today at Girls Higher Secondary School Bandipora.
In order to accord warm send off to Bhat a function was organized in the school auditorium of GGHSS Bandipora wherein all the teaching & non teaching employees were present.The students also spoke on the occasion and highlighted his contribution and dedication. A short cultural song was also performed by the students of the institution to honour the superannuating officer.
In addition to the faculty of the host school,around 120 guests and friends from the Department of Youth Service and sports and other departments attended the function and spoke about his life and achievements. The prominent speakers include Mohammad Amin,Mahtab Manzoor,Nayeem Ahmad Parrey,Nisar ul Karim,Bashir Ahmad Mir,Ab Rashid,Mohammad Mumtaz, Bazila Ehsaan,Arsalan Habib,Zahoor Ahmad Rather,Ishtiyaq Hussain Samoon,Faisal Ali Dar & Sonaullah mir.
Abdul Qayoom Bhat was the chief guest on the occasion whereas some guest of honors include Mohammad Rafiq parrey ( Principal GHSS), Mohammad Ramzan Bhat( Principal HSS Aloosa)Ghulam Ali ( Joint Director DYSS)Shabir Ahmad wani (ex Assistant Director Winter Sports) & Gul Mustafa Dev (Olympic player and incharge skiing golf course Gulmarg).
Bhat after graduating from kashmir university in 1987 left to Amravati Mahrashtra for persuing B.Ped and joined the department of youth services and sports in the year 1990 as physical education teacher. Being one of the best sportsman of district Bandipora,Bhat has an excellent,illuminous and exemplary track record in the department of youth services and sports.
At the venue of the function, mood was sombre and atmosphere surcharged with emotions as Bhat enjoyed a unique popularity in the department as well as in civil circles and nobody seemed reconciled with the idea of his leaving the department.
Bhat took retirement after putting in 31 years of illustrious and remarkable service in the department. The Speakers at the ceremony described Bhat as a dedicated, honest and professionally competent person in all respects. Principal of the school Mohammad Rafiq Parey lauded his commitment,contribution and unflinching faith in his profession and recounted the events that he organized during Pandemic. “His exemplary subordination to his superiors and love and care for the youngers won him hearts of one and all”,he said. Furthermore,he added that this was the first kind of superannuation function that he has witnessed in his service tenure.
Bhat served in many schools during his service tenure and achieved many milestones. His career touched many accomplishments like rock climbing courses,representing state snow skiing championships,first national winter games,international (FIS) race,national umpire course, skiing instructor besides national level referee in football,baseball and kho-kho.
At the end, many bouquets,mementos and gifts were presented to him as a token of love from his collegues and friends. Manzoor Ahmad Bhat the anchor and Dais incharge of the program presented vote of thanks.
All the presentees on the occasion wished and prayed for the retiring officer a happy, healthy and prosperous post-retirement life.