Srinagar : Special sports events and activities were on Monday held at Kashmir University’s main campus and South Campus Anantnag to celebrate the National Sports Day.
According to the statement issued from Public Relations Office of the University the Vice-Chancellor Prof Nilofer Khan chaired the valedictory ceremony of the inter-department badminton tournaments (men/women), organised by the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES), at the main campus. The VC, who was accompanied by Registrar DrNisar A Mir and Special Secretary to VC DrTanveer A Shah, encouraged students, especially girls, to active participate in sports activities at the national level to bring laurels to the institution.
On this occasion, Director DPES, DrMussavir Ahmad, gave a brief account of the National Sports Day and its importance. Later on , the Vice-Chancellor and Registrar distributed prizes and medals among the winners and participants. The winning trophies were lifted by DPES (in the men’s tournament) and by the Department of Computer Sciences (in the women’s tournament). Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor had a visit to the University Fitness Centre and Physio Block to take stock of the facilities and arrangements.
Meanwhile, South Campus organised a programme under Fit India Campaign to mark the 11th National Sports Day. Over 50 students participated in different sports activities including Volleyball, 5-A-Side Hockey and 100-m dash. On this occasion, the event, organised by DPES, was inaugurated by Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday. Wishing participants best on National Sports Day, DrKhanday said such events will be conducted regularly to involve the student community in sports activities. The Assistant Director, Physical Education, Tausif Ahmad Bhat, gave a detailed account of the series of events organised during the day-long programme. According to the concluding para of the above referred statement issued here, later on, a prize distribution ceremony was held under the chairmanship of Dr Khanday.