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National Sports Day observed at KU’s main, south campuses

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Srinagar: Special sports events and activities were on Monday held at Kashmir University’s main campus and South Campus Anantnag to celebrate National Sports Day.

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 Vice-Chancellor, who was accompanied by Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir and Special Secretary to VC Dr Tanveer A Shah, encouraged students, especially girls, to active participation in sports activities at the national level to bring laurels to the institution.

Director DPES, Dr Mussavir Ahmad, gave a brief account of the National Sports Day and its importance.

Later, 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.

The event, organised by DPES, was inaugurated by Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday.

Wishing participants the best on National Sports Day, Dr Khanday said such events will be conducted regularly to involve the student community in sports activities.

Assistant Director, Physical Education, Tausif Ahmad Bhat, gave a detailed account of the series of events organised during the day-long programme.

Later, a prize distribution ceremony was held under the chairmanship of Dr Khanday.

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