Paralympic winners


      Paralympic winners visited velammal Velammal Vidyalaya, Alapakkam on 27th October 2016.  


First ever Gold Medal Champion in High Jump  RIO 2016 Paralympic Games


Gold Medal Champion in javelin throw

RIO 2016 Paralympic Games


First Indian Woman to win a Silver Medal in Shotput

RIO 2016 Paralympic Games


Bronze  Medal Champion in High Jump

RIO 2016 Paralympic games


Velammal Vidyalaya, a CBSE School at Alapakkam, located in the heart of the city was started this year. Its holistic approach to inculcate self confidence in children makes all round learning a part of its curriculum.

The School had invited eminent personalities to motivate students such that school believe if students were shown their “ROLE MODEL”, they definitely follow them and become a real hero in their life time. Some of the Eminent Personalities who had visited the institution were His Excellency Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Former Prime Minister Shri. H.D. Deve Gowda, Dr. R. Chidhambaram, Dr. K.Kasturirangan, Dr. M.S.Swaminathan, Shri. Rakesh Sharma, Shri. T.N Seshan, Shri. Kapil Dev, Shri. Shivkhera, Shrimathi. P.T Usha, Shri. Dhanraj Pillai, Shri. Baichung Butia, Mr.Sachin Tendulkar, Mr.Virendra Sehwag, Yogesh Dutt, Ms.Mary Komb, Mr.Vijendra Kumar, Mr.Mathew Hayden,Mr.Chris Gayle and many Academicians, Nobel Laureates, well known Social Activist, Doctor of repute, etc.,

The highlight of the day was Felicitation of Mr.Mariyappan with a CAR, Mr.Devendra Jhajharia, Ms.Deepa Malik and Mr.Varun Singh Bhati with a GOLD COIN worth   5,00,000/- (FIVE LAKHS) each for their achievement in RIO 2016. Thereby, the ceremony is followed by the felicitation of  the young achievers who are nurtured in academics and an interaction with the sports legends .The spotlight of the event was the Children of Guild of Service celebrated Diwali with the Sports Para-Athletes.

Under the guidance of the art teachers, Vel’s  Art Students wall painting measuring 80 sq.feet, was unveiled by the Sports Para-Athletes.

 For more details Contact Mr. Muthuraj. S:  in 80560 63519 at

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