The International Day of Forests was observed by organizing Environthon 2017 – our own mini marathon, which had participants, including some professional runners from other colleges.
All DCians – students and staff had stationed themselves from 4 am in the morning at two different locations from where the event was flagged off. The 11 km event was flagged off at 6:15 am by the Panchayat Member Mr. Karuppuswami and the 5 km event was flagged off at 6: 40 am by the Pullikkanam Estate General Manager Mr. Pradeep Mohan.
The Chief Guest of the award function was Shri. K. P. Thomas, the first Physical Education instructor to win the Dronacharya award.
The first three prizes for the 11 kms were won by Mr. Binu Peter, Mr. Tibin Joseph and Mr. Adarsh Gopi.
The first three prizes for the 5 kms were won by Ms. Anumol Thambi, Ms. Angel James and Ms. Rixanna P V.