More About Spoco
- Scope : The scope of SPOCO limits to the state only
- Main objectives:
- To encourage sports and sportsmen.
- To organize Sports activities and recognizing talented Sportsmen
- To provide all possible facilities to the promising sportsmen
- Open Sports schools, colleges and to provide good hostel facility.
- To give equal importance to both education and sports.
- Facilities created by the Institute:
To achieve the objectives laid down, the Sports School was opened at Chandaragi, Tq; Ramdurg on 1-8-1984. Government of Karnataka accorded permission to open the school under G.O.No:ED:86 MMS:84 (Non-Govt) on 02-07-1984. This is being granted to conduct Residential School, permission is granted to conduct classes from VI to X standards the English Medium is granted for the same classes from 1997-98.
To start the School, the summer palace and a few adjacent buildings and 18 acres of land were bought from his highness Shri Udaysinh Rao Shinde, the former Maharajah of Torgal, Later on the adjacent land of 66 acres has been bought. Now, the school has the area of about 84 acres land. There are nearly 900 boys from Std. VI to X and P.U.C.I. and P.U.C.II year science, are getting education with sports facilities.
Boys are educated according to the syllabus prescribed by Department of Education Government of Karnataka. They are also provided excellent coaching by expert and highly qualified coaches every day both in the morning and evening sessions in Indian and other foreign games rigorously with all sports equipments and kits. There are 60 faculty members for high school, college, sports sections and others.
- School and College Building:
Separate specious, well ventilated and well equipped High school and college buildings have been made available for the students
- Accommodation Facility:
Students are supposed to be within the school premises as it is residential school. In order to provide good accommodation to the students, 16 spacious and well ventilated dormitories have been built and separate well furnished 90 rooms have been in the college hostel.
- Indoor Stadium:
The Indoor stadium that equips with Gymnastics, Multi-Gym, Badminton, Wrestling, Table Tennis, Malla Khamba etc., has been built.
- Swimming Pool:
Swimming, which is an important tread in the walks of life taken a special care especially to the beginners. In order to impart the ability, a swimming pool is constructed.
- Playgrounds and courts for different games:
Playgrounds for Football, Cricket, hockey and courts for Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Lawn Tennis and a 400 meters track are already in the use.
- Medical Facilities:
There is a medical unit and a full time medical officer is appointed. Regular medical tests and treatments are provided.
- Co-curricular Activities:
For the all-round development of every student, regular co-curricular activities in literature, music, drawing and painting, Debate, Quiz and other cultural activities, are conducted throughout the year.
- Student Scholarship Scheme:
The fees concession will be given to the students who excel at the national level sports competition. The students who are admitted in our school will be given cash prizes if they become State and National champions in the sports meet every year.
- Dining Hall:
A huge well furnished dining hall with comfortable seating arrangement was built to accommodate nearly 700 students at a time. we provide nutritious and balanced food.
A huge well furnished library hall with comfortable seating arrangement was built to accommodate nearly 400 students at a time. The library has nearly 13000 books on almost all the subjects.
- Cycling Velodrome:
To help cyclists, 500 meters cycling velodrome has been constructed. It is on the modern style.
Taking the note of the 21st century needs of our boys, the school has been equipped with computer lab. Every student is taught computer education.
- Smart Class:
Education is imparted using smart board classes to cater to the needs of the students.