School Activities

School Activities

The 75th Republic Day was celebrated by the students of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir with great enthusiasm. All the students, teachers, staff and parents gathered for the flag-hoisting, which was followed by singing of the National Anthem. A prize distribution ceremony was held, and the prizes of various inter-house competitions were awarded to the students. The day ended with a brief cultural programme by the students of BGKV, primary and secondary wings, along with the students of BIMS, in which they staged a mosaic of patriotic songs and dances.

On 12th December 2023, BGKV celebrated Bharatiya Bhasa Utsav, an initiative by CBSE. The Janma Jayanti of Mahakavi Subramania Bharti, which is on 11th December, is celebrated as Bharatiya Bhasa Utsav- a festival for enjoying the beauty of language and its diversity and experiencing the oneness in that diversity. The students of classes IX and XI participated in this activity, guided by the departments of Sanskrit, Hindi, and Bengali.

On 9th November 2023, the little children of the primary wing of BGKV celebrated Diwali. They decorated the classrooms with flowers and small origami art pieces. The children even made diyas out of coloured paper and decorated them with various items. They not only enjoyed it thoroughly but it was also a great learning experience for the little ones.

On 5th September 2023, Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir celebrated teachers’ day in a very special way. An official photo session for all teaching and non-teaching staff was held in the morning, followed by a brief cultural programme. The event began with the encouraging and warm words of the honourable deputy director, Smt. Sujata Ghosh. Everyone in the Bhavan’s family was touched as she gifted handmade cards to the primary, secondary and management wings. Director Shri G V Subramanian then addressed the gathering with a few words of inspiration. This was followed by the felicitation of the principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, on completion of his thirty years of service in this institution. Smt. Tara Pradhan from the primary section was felicitated for completing twenty years in BGKV. Smt. Nila Das, who won the Shining Star Employee Award from The Telegraph Education Foundation, was also felicitated. The day ended with a splendid performance by DOHAR.

28th November 2023: Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 26th November. This year, the school celebrated this day on 28th November 2023 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution in 1949. The Preamble was read out in the morning assembly together with taking of pledge by the students and the teachers.

From 30th October to 5th November, 2023 the teachers and students of Bhavan’s G.K.Vidyamandir observed Vigilance Awareness Week. On 30th October, 2023 all the teachers took the pledge and on 2nd November, 2023 all the senior secondary students took the pledge of saying No to Corruption and helping to build the nation corruption free

Every year on 31st October, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, also known as National Unity Day, is observed to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, an Indian freedom warrior who served as the country’s first deputy prime minister and home minister after independence. He played a key role in uniting the 565 semi-autonomous princely states and colonial provinces from the British Empire to form the modern nation of India. The nation currently observes Sardar Patel’s birthday as National Unity Day in honour of his contributions to the creation of a unified India. The primary aim of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is to reinforce the importance of national unity and integration. It serves as a reminder of our diverse culture, the linguistic, and regional identities that coexist in India, emphasising the need for unity to maintain the nation’s integrity. This day is an opportunity to pay homage to the “Iron Man of India” for his tireless efforts in uniting the country. It acknowledges his pivotal role in shaping modern India. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas instils a sense of patriotism and love for one’s country. It encourages citizens to take pride in their Indian identity and work towards the betterment of the nation.

Children’s Day was celebrated with great love and joy. The small kids of BGKV’s Primary Wing were taken for entertainment rides, and their teachers enacted stories for them. They also watched children’s movies and were given small goody bags as gifts.

The 77th Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. The day began with “Prabhat Pheri” which was led by the school pipe band, followed by students who hummed patriotic songs as they walked through the blocks of Salt Lake, reawakening the spirit of patriotism among the residents. The “Prabhat Pheri” was joined by the Director, Principal, Vice Principal, Head Mistress, Asst. Head Mistress teachers and parents. The tri-color was hoisted with reverence on the school campus. It was followed by a brief cultural programme.

International Tiger Day is observed annually on July 29th to bring attention to the drastic decline in tiger population. This day was celebrated at BGKV. Students were shown documentaries on the wild cats and they made paintings to decorate the school board.

On 14.07.2023 Witnessing the launch of Chandrayaan-3

On 03.07.2023 the students from all the classes of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria vidya mandir primary section celebrated Guru Purnima

On 01.07.2023 the ‘VAN Mahotsav 2023’ program was held at Uttam Mancha. It was conducted by Vinisha in association with National High School and Bhavan’s Gangabuax Kanoria Vidyamandir. The students of the primary wing of BGKV spoke about alternatives instead of using plastic in daily life.

26th June-2023 Our students took part in an awareness rally on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This was organised by the Commissionerate of Police, Bidhannagar

21st June 2023: International Day of Yoga was celebrated inthe school by the students. (s/d)

19th June 2023: The National Reading day commemorates the death anniversary of P.N. Panicker, widely recognised as the ‘Father of the Library Movement’ in the state of K. Students observed the day by reading from newspapers and other books to develop the habit of reading.

13th April 2023: To instill awareness and love for Mother Earth, BGKV (Secondary Wing) celebrated World Forestry and Wildlife Day. The students took a pledge to make the world plastic free

7th March 2023: On the 8th of March, BGKV Kolkata celebrated International Women’s Day in Google Meet. The students spoke about how society perceived women in the past and how progressive society is becoming gradually.

s(COP)e [Students Climate Conference on Protecting Environment] 2024 was organized by Vinisha and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on 27th January 2024 where 19 schools participated with the agenda of raising awareness of protecting the Environment in various ways. The students participated in exhibition, open air art contest, environment skit and open forum discussions with the purpose of having a less polluted world and leaving a breathable planet for the future generation.

The secondary wing of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised the Annual Sports Meet 2023 on the 22nd of December 2023, Friday, from 10:30 a.m. onwards in the school ground. Justice Ashim Kumar Banerjee, Honourable Justice (retd.), Calcutta High Court and Smt. Ruma Roy, Ex International Player, Coach, and Chief Archery Coach-SAI and Shri Pranab Nandy, Ex – Bengal Cricketer, graced the event with their presence, along with other dignitaries of the institution. The enthusiasm and excitement of students and parents made the sunny day even more bright and cheerful. The day they started with felicitating the chief guests. The march past of the four houses along with the school NCC group soon started. This was led by the White House members of the school and accompanied by the school band. Then the ceremonial torch was lit by the passing out batch of the school. A wonderful and jaw-dropping show of gymnastics was presented by one of the students, followed by a colourful and musical drill presentation by the students of classes VI and VII. Several field and track events took place after this. In the end, Rajaji House (Green) was declared the champion house.

Saanskritik Punarnirman Mission had organised the 29th Hindi Mela from 26th December to 1st January in Federation Hall, located opposite the Rajabazar Science College. It was a 7-day cultural programme where students of BGKV had participated. Several students have bagged awards and prizes in various different categories.

On 11th January 2024, the students of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir participated in ConnecTech, a national technical bonanza event organised by the University of Engineering and  Management (UEM). Forty schools participated in various events such as Curiosity, Pythagoras star, Biobrilliance, Nirmana etc. Our students secured first, second and third positions in various events and team BGKV bagged the Champion School prize

On 25th January 2024, the students of Class 11 Commerce visited The State Bank of India Museum and Archives. Chief Archivist of SBI, Dr. Ramakant Hoom, took over the session and explained the history of banking and also discussed various aspects of Banking transactions and instruments associated with the Banking Industry. Later on the students got the opportunity to glance through all the items kept at the museum.

On 25th January 2024, Venkatesh Das, a student of class VII participated in the Inter School Chess Tournament of the state, organized by Techno India Group. He became champion with 5 points. There were 5 rounds in total.

Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised its annual exhibition on the 7th and 8th of December 2023. The chief guest, Professor Basab Chaudhuri, Senior Director (Education) inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. Professor Chaudhuri’s encouraging words highly motivated the students. The active participation of a large number of students across all classes and the uncountable visitors made this two-day exhibition a grand success. Not only the parents and ex-students but also students and teachers of various neighbouring schools thoroughly enjoyed the exhibition. All the departments put up their exhibits in different rooms. Along with the mainstream academic subjects like science, social science, mathematics, and language, co-curricular subjects like sports, arts, etc. also took part in the exhibition.

After a gap of three years BGKV’s Primary Section organised their Annual Prize Distribution and Cultural Programme. on 9th December 2023. In the gracious presence of the Chairman, Dr. Bikram Sarkar (IAS retd), Vice Chairman, Shri Raj Kumar Chhajer, Director, Dr. G.V. Subramanian, Deputy Director, Smt. Sujata Ghosh, Principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and the Assistant Head Mistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik, the programme started with a powerful rendition of the Saraswati Stotram and the Deepa Mantra. This was followed by the Prize distribution ceremony and cultural programme.

On 10th December 2023, the secondary wing of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised their annual prize distribution and cultural programme- ‘Sampriti’. The event was graced by the presence of Honourable Justice (retd.) Subrata Talukdar, Calcutta High Court, and Professor Amlan J. Pal, Director of UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research and J. C. Bose National Fellow. The programme started with an invocation by chanting a Bhrama Stotra, followed by a Ganesh Vandana. This was followed by the lighting of the lamp by the chief guests and other dignitaries. Prizes were awarded in diverse categories and did not only focus on academics. Next, a few alumni of the school who are now renowned in their respective fields were felicitated. Some also joined the event online. The prize distribution and Alumni felicitation ceremony were followed by a brief cultural programme.

The Annual Sports Meet 2023 for the Foundational stage (Pre-primary I, II and Classes I & 2) of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir was held on 19th December 2023. The occasion was graced by the Director, Dr. G V Subramanian, Principal Bhavan’s Institute of Management Sciences, Shri Shibo Prosad Mohapatro, Principal BGKV, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and Assistant Headmistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik. Right at the beginning the tiny tots welcomed the guests with their welcome song and dance that carried a vital message about the conservation of Mother Earth. A short but meaningful welcome address was given by the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee after which the Director, declared the Sports Meet open. Drill displays and athletic events followed. It was a delight to watch these little munchkins run earnestly and participate enthusiastically in the flat races as well as the novelty races

Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, Primary Section, organised their Annual Sports Meet 2023 for classes III, IV and V on 20th December, 2023 in the gracious presence of the Chairman, Dr. Bikram Sarkar (IAS retd), Director, Dr. G.V. Subramanian, Shri Ramesh Chandran, Founder and Secretary of Vinisha, Principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and the Assistant Head Mistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik. The programme started with the Welcome Dance dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Students performed Bharatnatyam standing on colourful earthen pots. This was followed by a Rally by the participants and prize winners. This was followed by colourful drills, and interesting races like the flat races, relay races, and novelty races. Finally, the prize distribution ceremony was held which was followed by the National Anthem. It was indeed a memorable day for all.

BGKV Annual Sports Heats was held on 1st and 2nd December 2023. Students of different houses participated with utmost enthusiasm.

Our school students participated in the CBSE Regional Science Exhibition held on 1st and 2nd December 2023 at GD Goenka Public School, Dakshineswar. In the event 45 schools participated and 73 exhibits were put on display. BGKV participated in Category I- Class VI to VIII (Theme: Computational Thinking) and Category II- Class IX to XI (Theme: Lifestyle). Both the teams got selected for the National Level CBSE Science Exhibition.

Neelabhro Bandyopadhyay of CLASS VII B, ROLL NO. 18, secured certificate and trophy for ranking 6 th in under 14 category in CHESS FOR YOUTH TOURNAMENT.   

Anandi Garg of 7E has secured Gold medal in All India Subjunior karate championship’23.

Rajorprit Sarbajna of class 10 B participated in SGFI State School Shooting Championship 2023 which was held at Medinipur Rifle Club. He won the Bronze medal at under 17 boys peep sight category.  

Tiyasha Ray,Class 9 E Won the Third Prize in All India Dance Competition.. Classical Kathak Solo Senior category. Held in Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Delhi on November 5, 2023.  

From 2nd November, 2023 to 5th November, 2023, the Chitrakoot International School organised the CBSE Gymnastic National Championship-2023. Our student Sunishka Dutta- VI-D participated in Under-11 years age group in artistic gymnastics in Floor, Balance Beam, Vaulting Table and Uneven Bar and has stood stood second in all the four events. Not only has she received 4 silver medals and certificates but has also qualified for the National level.  

The Prefectorial Ceremony took place on 31st October, 2023 where a host of young, energetic prefects actively took charge thereby bidding adieu to the previous batch.

From 27th October to 30th October 2023 the CBSE Far East Zone Swimming Championship, 2023 was organised at Dibrugarh, Assam. Our students, Saanvi Maiti-VI-B and Shinjan Maiti IX-D participated in Under-14 years age group in swimming event. Two certificates were received.  

The Prefect Investiture Ceremony was conducted on 31st October 2023 at the school ground. The outgoing prefectorial batch passed their duties to the new prefects and captains. The former head boy, head girl, captains shared their experiences of serving their school during their tenure. This was followed by announcing the names of the new Head Girl, Head Boy, Cultural Coordinators, Sports Captains, House Captains, and senior and junior prefects of individual houses. The new prefects and captains received their badges. This was followed by the oath-taking ceremony. The day ended with the national anthem.

CBSE Cluster II TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT, 2023, was held in Brilliant Public School, Bilaspur, from 13th to 15th October. The participating States were W.B., Orissa & Chhattisgarh. A total of 40 schools took part and had a whopping number of 350 participants. The U-14 Girls’ Champion Trophy was won by the BGKV Team. They played against Kalyani Public School, WB. Dronacharya Awardee in Athletics, Shri J.S Bhatia, gave away the prize to the victorious team of girls

On 17th October 2023 BGKV participated and secured the second position in a quiz competition, which was part of the Vigilance Week, organised by Aykar Bhavan. The team members were Anandaroop Ghosh and Arkodeb Datta of Class X.

On 6th October 2023, Poshan Maah Nutrition Fest was celebrated in BGKV. Its objective was to educate the students and staff about the importance of a balanced diet and the significance of Poshan Maah. A cooking exhibition was organised where the students showcased their culinary skills by creating nutritious and delicious dishes. Students were encouraged to use locally available ingredients and include a variety of food groups in their recipes. Overall is was a highly interactive session where students participated enthusiastically and gathered a lot of knowledge about Poshan Maah.

An All India National Elocution Competition was hosted by the Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, from 25th September 2023 to 28th September 2023. More than 521 participants from different states of India participated in this enlightening event on Swami Vivekananda. The prize distribution ceremony was held on 30th September 2023. Suhalia Hazra from Class 6, and Atmadeep Chakraborty from Class 9, bagged the prizes from groups A and B respectively. The participating students from BGKV were much appreciated and gained a wonderful experience.

On 22nd September 2023, BGKV hosted Sankalp: Sampoorna Swasthya, which is a program by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, to educate parents/teachers/children in schools across India to address common and pressing health issues. IAP is the apex child health organisation that sets professional standards and general guidelines for the treatment and care of children in India. IAP’s 40,000-member paediatricians treat over 100 million children and are present in all districts of India. IAP is the largest professional childcare network in the world.

On 21st September 2023, students of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir participated in the Annual Inter-School Elocution and Debate Competition organised by Saltlake School. Shirsha Saha of class XI secured the 2nd position in the elocution competition and Oishani Das of class XI was awarded the best speaker in the debate competition.

On 19th September 2023 our respected Principal, Mr. Arun Kumar Dasgupta was felicitated by Bodhi Bhavans Collegiate School, Kolkata with the Best Principal award. The award ceremony took place at Uttam Mancha. Swami Suparnananda Maharaj (Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark) was present as the Chief Guest, and Sri Debasis Kumar (MLA) and Sri Kunal Ghosh (Ex-MP) graced the occasion as Guests of Honour. It was a moment of great pride for Bhavans

Bhavan’s participated in a Short Film Contest on #BeatPlasticPollutionSolution, conducted by Vinisha. The students actively participated in this filmmaking. The screening of the Film took place in the BGKV Auditorium, Salt Lake, on 12th September 2023. Among 25 schools, our school secured the third position. The mentors of this competition were Ms. Dalia Das Dey and Ms. Ashabari De Sarkar.

On 19th August 2023, Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, received several awards in the Telegraph School Award for Excellence 2023, organised by The Telegraph Education Foundation. Honour Certificate for Excellence in Maintenance and Eco-friendly Initiatives, Merit Certificate for Excellence in Academics (CBSE), and Honour Certificate for Excellence in Extracurricular Activities are the awards won by the school. Some of the students were awarded individually under different categories. It was indeed a moment of pride and honour for all at BGKV.

On 17th of August 2023, the students of BGKV participated in an inter school quiz competition, which is a part of the fest ‘Shabd’, organised by Mahadevi Birla World Academy. Our school secured the first position in the competition. The participants were Anandaroop Ghosh and Arkodeb Datta of Class X.

On 16th August 2023 the students of BGKV participated in Plurilogues, a debate competition which is an event of the fest Shabd organised by Mahadevi Birla World Academy. BGKV secured the first position. The participants were Shounak Maji of Class X and Oishani Das of Class XI. Oishani won the best speaker award in the turncoat round and Shounak won the best speaker (opposition) award.

On 9th August 2023 Vivas Charitable Trust organized a mass chanting event for the students of class v to enlighten the glory of Sanatan dharma through Shri Vishnu Sahasranam to inculcate bhakti and moral values in children.

On 4th August 2023, Souradityo Narayan Patranabis- Class XI and Asmita Ghosh- Class XII) won the best team prize and Souradityo won the Best Speaker (For) Award in the prestigious Draupadi Devi Khaitan Memorial Inter School Debate Competition organized by BDM International school.

Times Edu Shine Award Ceremony was organized by the Times of India group on 25th July 2023 at Dhono Dhanya Auditorium to felicitate the top three students of classes 10 and 12 for their exemplary performance in the board exams 2023.

The 9-9-9 Challenge: The students of class VI participated in the 9-9-9 Challenge conducted from 11th July 2023 to  21st July 2023. It is an initiative of the Integrated Holistic Healthcare-Mind, Body, Environment, an official working group of C20 or Civil Society 20. This challenge seeks to demonstrate the vital impacts of Yoga and meditation in our lives. The Challenge comprises 9 rounds of Surya Namaskar, 9 minutes of Meditation, and 9 days of committed practice of these two activities. The overall coordination of the program is done by AYUDH, the International Youth Movement of Mata Amritanandamayi Math.

11th & 12th March 2023: Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM) & (UEM) Kolkata organised ‘Robotics and Science model Exhibition’ from 11th to 12th March 2023

On 12th December 2023, BGKV celebrated Bharatiya Bhasa Utsav, an initiative by CBSE. The Janma Jayanti of Mahakavi Subramania Bharti, which is on 11th December, is celebrated as Bharatiya Bhasa Utsav- a festival for enjoying the beauty of language and its diversity and experiencing the oneness in that diversity. The students of classes IX and XI participated in this activity, guided by the departments of Sanskrit, Hindi, and Bengali.

On 9th November 2023, the little children of the primary wing of BGKV celebrated Diwali. They decorated the classrooms with flowers and small origami art pieces. The children even made diyas out of coloured paper and decorated them with various items. They not only enjoyed it thoroughly but it was also a great learning experience for the little ones.

On 5th September 2023, Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir celebrated teachers’ day in a very special way. An official photo session for all teaching and non-teaching staff was held in the morning, followed by a brief cultural programme. The event began with the encouraging and warm words of the honourable deputy director, Smt. Sujata Ghosh. Everyone in the Bhavan’s family was touched as she gifted handmade cards to the primary, secondary and management wings. Director Shri G V Subramanian then addressed the gathering with a few words of inspiration. This was followed by the felicitation of the principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, on completion of his thirty years of service in this institution. Smt. Tara Pradhan from the primary section was felicitated for completing twenty years in BGKV. Smt. Nila Das, who won the Shining Star Employee Award from The Telegraph Education Foundation, was also felicitated. The day ended with a splendid performance by DOHAR.

28th November 2023: Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 26th November. This year, the school celebrated this day on 28th November 2023 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution in 1949. The Preamble was read out in the morning assembly together with taking of pledge by the students and the teachers.

From 30th October to 5th November, 2023 the teachers and students of Bhavan’s G.K.Vidyamandir observed Vigilance Awareness Week. On 30th October, 2023 all the teachers took the pledge and on 2nd November, 2023 all the senior secondary students took the pledge of saying No to Corruption and helping to build the nation corruption free

Every year on 31st October, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, also known as National Unity Day, is observed to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, an Indian freedom warrior who served as the country’s first deputy prime minister and home minister after independence. He played a key role in uniting the 565 semi-autonomous princely states and colonial provinces from the British Empire to form the modern nation of India. The nation currently observes Sardar Patel’s birthday as National Unity Day in honour of his contributions to the creation of a unified India. The primary aim of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is to reinforce the importance of national unity and integration. It serves as a reminder of our diverse culture, the linguistic, and regional identities that coexist in India, emphasising the need for unity to maintain the nation’s integrity. This day is an opportunity to pay homage to the “Iron Man of India” for his tireless efforts in uniting the country. It acknowledges his pivotal role in shaping modern India. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas instils a sense of patriotism and love for one’s country. It encourages citizens to take pride in their Indian identity and work towards the betterment of the nation.

Children’s Day was celebrated with great love and joy. The small kids of BGKV’s Primary Wing were taken for entertainment rides, and their teachers enacted stories for them. They also watched children’s movies and were given small goody bags as gifts.

The 77th Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. The day began with “Prabhat Pheri” which was led by the school pipe band, followed by students who hummed patriotic songs as they walked through the blocks of Salt Lake, reawakening the spirit of patriotism among the residents. The “Prabhat Pheri” was joined by the Director, Principal, Vice Principal, Head Mistress, Asst. Head Mistress teachers and parents. The tri-color was hoisted with reverence on the school campus. It was followed by a brief cultural programme.

International Tiger Day is observed annually on July 29th to bring attention to the drastic decline in tiger population. This day was celebrated at BGKV. Students were shown documentaries on the wild cats and they made paintings to decorate the school board.

On 14.07.2023 Witnessing the launch of Chandrayaan-3

On 03.07.2023 the students from all the classes of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria vidya mandir primary section celebrated Guru Purnima

On 01.07.2023 the ‘VAN Mahotsav 2023’ program was held at Uttam Mancha. It was conducted by Vinisha in association with National High School and Bhavan’s Gangabuax Kanoria Vidyamandir. The students of the primary wing of BGKV spoke about alternatives instead of using plastic in daily life.

26th June-2023 Our students took part in an awareness rally on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This was organised by the Commissionerate of Police, Bidhannagar

21st June 2023: International Day of Yoga was celebrated inthe school by the students. (s/d)

19th June 2023: The National Reading day commemorates the death anniversary of P.N. Panicker, widely recognised as the ‘Father of the Library Movement’ in the state of K. Students observed the day by reading from newspapers and other books to develop the habit of reading.

13th April 2023: To instill awareness and love for Mother Earth, BGKV (Secondary Wing) celebrated World Forestry and Wildlife Day. The students took a pledge to make the world plastic free

7th March 2023: On the 8th of March, BGKV Kolkata celebrated International Women’s Day in Google Meet. The students spoke about how society perceived women in the past and how progressive society is becoming gradually.

The secondary wing of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised the Annual Sports Meet 2023 on the 22nd of December 2023, Friday, from 10:30 a.m. onwards in the school ground. Justice Ashim Kumar Banerjee, Honourable Justice (retd.), Calcutta High Court and Smt. Ruma Roy, Ex International Player, Coach, and Chief Archery Coach-SAI and Shri Pranab Nandy, Ex – Bengal Cricketer, graced the event with their presence, along with other dignitaries of the institution. The enthusiasm and excitement of students and parents made the sunny day even more bright and cheerful. The day they started with felicitating the chief guests. The march past of the four houses along with the school NCC group soon started. This was led by the White House members of the school and accompanied by the school band. Then the ceremonial torch was lit by the passing out batch of the school. A wonderful and jaw-dropping show of gymnastics was presented by one of the students, followed by a colourful and musical drill presentation by the students of classes VI and VII. Several field and track events took place after this. In the end, Rajaji House (Green) was declared the champion house.

Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised its annual exhibition on the 7th and 8th of December 2023. The chief guest, Professor Basab Chaudhuri, Senior Director (Education) inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. Professor Chaudhuri’s encouraging words highly motivated the students. The active participation of a large number of students across all classes and the uncountable visitors made this two-day exhibition a grand success. Not only the parents and ex-students but also students and teachers of various neighbouring schools thoroughly enjoyed the exhibition. All the departments put up their exhibits in different rooms. Along with the mainstream academic subjects like science, social science, mathematics, and language, co-curricular subjects like sports, arts, etc. also took part in the exhibition.

After a gap of three years BGKV’s Primary Section organised their Annual Prize Distribution and Cultural Programme. on 9th December 2023. In the gracious presence of the Chairman, Dr. Bikram Sarkar (IAS retd), Vice Chairman, Shri Raj Kumar Chhajer, Director, Dr. G.V. Subramanian, Deputy Director, Smt. Sujata Ghosh, Principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and the Assistant Head Mistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik, the programme started with a powerful rendition of the Saraswati Stotram and the Deepa Mantra. This was followed by the Prize distribution ceremony and cultural programme.

On 10th December 2023, the secondary wing of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir organised their annual prize distribution and cultural programme- ‘Sampriti’. The event was graced by the presence of Honourable Justice (retd.) Subrata Talukdar, Calcutta High Court, and Professor Amlan J. Pal, Director of UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research and J. C. Bose National Fellow. The programme started with an invocation by chanting a Bhrama Stotra, followed by a Ganesh Vandana. This was followed by the lighting of the lamp by the chief guests and other dignitaries. Prizes were awarded in diverse categories and did not only focus on academics. Next, a few alumni of the school who are now renowned in their respective fields were felicitated. Some also joined the event online. The prize distribution and Alumni felicitation ceremony were followed by a brief cultural programme.

The Annual Sports Meet 2023 for the Foundational stage (Pre-primary I, II and Classes I & 2) of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir was held on 19th December 2023. The occasion was graced by the Director, Dr. G V Subramanian, Principal Bhavan’s Institute of Management Sciences, Shri Shibo Prosad Mohapatro, Principal BGKV, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and Assistant Headmistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik. Right at the beginning the tiny tots welcomed the guests with their welcome song and dance that carried a vital message about the conservation of Mother Earth. A short but meaningful welcome address was given by the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee after which the Director, declared the Sports Meet open. Drill displays and athletic events followed. It was a delight to watch these little munchkins run earnestly and participate enthusiastically in the flat races as well as the novelty races

Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, Primary Section, organised their Annual Sports Meet 2023 for classes III, IV and V on 20th December, 2023 in the gracious presence of the Chairman, Dr. Bikram Sarkar (IAS retd), Director, Dr. G.V. Subramanian, Shri Ramesh Chandran, Founder and Secretary of Vinisha, Principal, Shri Arun Kumar Dasgupta, Vice Principal, Smt. Monami Chattopadhyay, the Headmistress, Smt. Suparna Chatterjee and the Assistant Head Mistress, Smt. Chaitali Bhowmik. The programme started with the Welcome Dance dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Students performed Bharatnatyam standing on colourful earthen pots. This was followed by a Rally by the participants and prize winners. This was followed by colourful drills, and interesting races like the flat races, relay races, and novelty races. Finally, the prize distribution ceremony was held which was followed by the National Anthem. It was indeed a memorable day for all.

BGKV Annual Sports Heats was held on 1st and 2nd December 2023. Students of different houses participated with utmost enthusiasm.

Our school students participated in the CBSE Regional Science Exhibition held on 1st and 2nd December 2023 at GD Goenka Public School, Dakshineswar. In the event 45 schools participated and 73 exhibits were put on display. BGKV participated in Category I- Class VI to VIII (Theme: Computational Thinking) and Category II- Class IX to XI (Theme: Lifestyle). Both the teams got selected for the National Level CBSE Science Exhibition.

Neelabhro Bandyopadhyay of CLASS VII B, ROLL NO. 18, secured certificate and trophy for ranking 6 th in under 14 category in CHESS FOR YOUTH TOURNAMENT.   

Anandi Garg of 7E has secured Gold medal in All India Subjunior karate championship’23.

Rajorprit Sarbajna of class 10 B participated in SGFI State School Shooting Championship 2023 which was held at Medinipur Rifle Club. He won the Bronze medal at under 17 boys peep sight category.  

Tiyasha Ray,Class 9 E Won the Third Prize in All India Dance Competition.. Classical Kathak Solo Senior category. Held in Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Delhi on November 5, 2023.  

From 2nd November, 2023 to 5th November, 2023, the Chitrakoot International School organised the CBSE Gymnastic National Championship-2023. Our student Sunishka Dutta- VI-D participated in Under-11 years age group in artistic gymnastics in Floor, Balance Beam, Vaulting Table and Uneven Bar and has stood stood second in all the four events. Not only has she received 4 silver medals and certificates but has also qualified for the National level.  

The Prefectorial Ceremony took place on 31st October, 2023 where a host of young, energetic prefects actively took charge thereby bidding adieu to the previous batch.

From 27th October to 30th October 2023 the CBSE Far East Zone Swimming Championship, 2023 was organised at Dibrugarh, Assam. Our students, Saanvi Maiti-VI-B and Shinjan Maiti IX-D participated in Under-14 years age group in swimming event. Two certificates were received.  

The Prefect Investiture Ceremony was conducted on 31st October 2023 at the school ground. The outgoing prefectorial batch passed their duties to the new prefects and captains. The former head boy, head girl, captains shared their experiences of serving their school during their tenure. This was followed by announcing the names of the new Head Girl, Head Boy, Cultural Coordinators, Sports Captains, House Captains, and senior and junior prefects of individual houses. The new prefects and captains received their badges. This was followed by the oath-taking ceremony. The day ended with the national anthem.

CBSE Cluster II TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT, 2023, was held in Brilliant Public School, Bilaspur, from 13th to 15th October. The participating States were W.B., Orissa & Chhattisgarh. A total of 40 schools took part and had a whopping number of 350 participants. The U-14 Girls’ Champion Trophy was won by the BGKV Team. They played against Kalyani Public School, WB. Dronacharya Awardee in Athletics, Shri J.S Bhatia, gave away the prize to the victorious team of girls

On 17th October 2023 BGKV participated and secured the second position in a quiz competition, which was part of the Vigilance Week, organised by Aykar Bhavan. The team members were Anandaroop Ghosh and Arkodeb Datta of Class X.

On 6th October 2023, Poshan Maah Nutrition Fest was celebrated in BGKV. Its objective was to educate the students and staff about the importance of a balanced diet and the significance of Poshan Maah. A cooking exhibition was organised where the students showcased their culinary skills by creating nutritious and delicious dishes. Students were encouraged to use locally available ingredients and include a variety of food groups in their recipes. Overall is was a highly interactive session where students participated enthusiastically and gathered a lot of knowledge about Poshan Maah.

An All India National Elocution Competition was hosted by the Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, from 25th September 2023 to 28th September 2023. More than 521 participants from different states of India participated in this enlightening event on Swami Vivekananda. The prize distribution ceremony was held on 30th September 2023. Suhalia Hazra from Class 6, and Atmadeep Chakraborty from Class 9, bagged the prizes from groups A and B respectively. The participating students from BGKV were much appreciated and gained a wonderful experience.

On 22nd September 2023, BGKV hosted Sankalp: Sampoorna Swasthya, which is a program by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, to educate parents/teachers/children in schools across India to address common and pressing health issues. IAP is the apex child health organisation that sets professional standards and general guidelines for the treatment and care of children in India. IAP’s 40,000-member paediatricians treat over 100 million children and are present in all districts of India. IAP is the largest professional childcare network in the world.

On 21st September 2023, students of Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir participated in the Annual Inter-School Elocution and Debate Competition organised by Saltlake School. Shirsha Saha of class XI secured the 2nd position in the elocution competition and Oishani Das of class XI was awarded the best speaker in the debate competition.

On 19th September 2023 our respected Principal, Mr. Arun Kumar Dasgupta was felicitated by Bodhi Bhavans Collegiate School, Kolkata with the Best Principal award. The award ceremony took place at Uttam Mancha. Swami Suparnananda Maharaj (Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark) was present as the Chief Guest, and Sri Debasis Kumar (MLA) and Sri Kunal Ghosh (Ex-MP) graced the occasion as Guests of Honour. It was a moment of great pride for Bhavans

Bhavan’s participated in a Short Film Contest on #BeatPlasticPollutionSolution, conducted by Vinisha. The students actively participated in this filmmaking. The screening of the Film took place in the BGKV Auditorium, Salt Lake, on 12th September 2023. Among 25 schools, our school secured the third position. The mentors of this competition were Ms. Dalia Das Dey and Ms. Ashabari De Sarkar.

On 19th August 2023, Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, received several awards in the Telegraph School Award for Excellence 2023, organised by The Telegraph Education Foundation. Honour Certificate for Excellence in Maintenance and Eco-friendly Initiatives, Merit Certificate for Excellence in Academics (CBSE), and Honour Certificate for Excellence in Extracurricular Activities are the awards won by the school. Some of the students were awarded individually under different categories. It was indeed a moment of pride and honour for all at BGKV.

On 17th of August 2023, the students of BGKV participated in an inter school quiz competition, which is a part of the fest ‘Shabd’, organised by Mahadevi Birla World Academy. Our school secured the first position in the competition. The participants were Anandaroop Ghosh and Arkodeb Datta of Class X.

On 16th August 2023 the students of BGKV participated in Plurilogues, a debate competition which is an event of the fest Shabd organised by Mahadevi Birla World Academy. BGKV secured the first position. The participants were Shounak Maji of Class X and Oishani Das of Class XI. Oishani won the best speaker award in the turncoat round and Shounak won the best speaker (opposition) award.

On 9th August 2023 Vivas Charitable Trust organized a mass chanting event for the students of class v to enlighten the glory of Sanatan dharma through Shri Vishnu Sahasranam to inculcate bhakti and moral values in children.

On 4th August 2023, Souradityo Narayan Patranabis- Class XI and Asmita Ghosh- Class XII) won the best team prize and Souradityo won the Best Speaker (For) Award in the prestigious Draupadi Devi Khaitan Memorial Inter School Debate Competition organized by BDM International school.

Times Edu Shine Award Ceremony was organized by the Times of India group on 25th July 2023 at Dhono Dhanya Auditorium to felicitate the top three students of classes 10 and 12 for their exemplary performance in the board exams 2023.

The 9-9-9 Challenge: The students of class VI participated in the 9-9-9 Challenge conducted from 11th July 2023 to  21st July 2023. It is an initiative of the Integrated Holistic Healthcare-Mind, Body, Environment, an official working group of C20 or Civil Society 20. This challenge seeks to demonstrate the vital impacts of Yoga and meditation in our lives. The Challenge comprises 9 rounds of Surya Namaskar, 9 minutes of Meditation, and 9 days of committed practice of these two activities. The overall coordination of the program is done by AYUDH, the International Youth Movement of Mata Amritanandamayi Math.

11th & 12th March 2023: Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM) & (UEM) Kolkata organised ‘Robotics and Science model Exhibition’ from 11th to 12th March 2023

14th & 16th January 2023:BGKV organised a Measles Rubella Vaccination (MRV) Programme in association with the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation in the school premises for the students in the age group of less than 15 years.More than 2000 students of primary and secondary section were vaccinated maintaining the necessary hygiene protocols.

10th January 2023: Class XI Commerce students participated in the Prestigious G-20 Summit-2023 on 10th January, 2023 in the Biswa Bangla Convention Center, New Town, Kolkata.