Investiture Ceremony : 20 Apr 2017


Commodore Indrajit Dasgupta,

Commanding Officer, INS Valsura, Jamnagar

The Investiture Ceremony of Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar for the academic session 2017-18 was held with lots of enthusiasm and gusto in school auditorium on 20 Apr 2017. Commodore Indrajit Dasgupta, Commanding Officer, INS Valsura, Jamnagar was the Chief Guest on this occasion. On his arrival the Chief Guest laid wreath on Shaurya Stambh - the war memorial of martyrs. The Chief Guest was also briefed about the school and its surroundings on the sand model.

The Ceremony began with welcoming of Commodore Indrajit Dasgupta, the Chief Guest by the Principal. The Chief Guest conferred appointments to cadets nominated for various School Appointments and House Captains. Cadets were nominated on the basis of holistic qualities to include punctuality, discipline, moral values, academics, Games & sports, positive attitude, leadership qualities etc. so that they can be role models to their fellow schoolmates. An oath taking ceremony took place after the Piping Ceremony. The cadets who are nominated as appointments will look after the various curricular and co-curricular activities in the houses and will support the administration for the smooth functioning of the school.


The chief guest during his address, congratulated the new appointments and reiterated the need to inculcate leadership qualities in student hood and urged the students to rise up to the expectations of the competitive world to achieve their objectives. He congratulated the staff for their noble deed in making the leaders of the future nation. He also motivated the cadets to work hard for achieving their aim i.e. to join defence forces and serve the nation.


The ceremony culminated with vote of thanks and group photograph with newly appointed appointments.


School Appointments

  • School Captain

Cdt. Arjun Singh Yadav (5297)

  • School Adjt.

Cdt. Divyaraj Gohel (5298)

  • School Cdt. Acad.

Cdt. Saurabh  Chaudhary (5689)

  • School Cdt. QM.

Cdt. Aditya Raj (5317)

  • School Cdt. Sport

Cdt. Vivek Kumar (5337)

  • School Cdt. Cultural

Cdt. Aftab Makrani (5296)

  • School Vice Cap.

Cdt. Pruthul Patel (5462)

  • Tagore House Capt.

Cdt. Chaitanya Chaudhary (5302)

  • Pratap House Capt.

Cdt. Siddhi Shah (5320)

  • Shivaji House Capt.

Cdt. Darshit Vagadiya (5293)

  • Angre House Capt.

Cdt. Bhavdeep Makwana (5330)

  • Garuda House Capt.

Cdt. Veerendra Kumar (5307)

  • Sardar Patel House Capt.

Cdt. Aman Kumar Gupta (5306)

  • Nehru House Capt.

Cdt. Ankit Kumar (5518)

  • Shastri House Capt.

Cdt. Subham Mayank Singh (5554)