49th Annual Sports Prize Distribution function of GNDU
Cash prizes worth Rs.1.40 Crore and trophies were awarded to over 500 outstanding players
Amritsar, 17 August: At the 49th Annual Sports Prize Distribution Function for the year 2018-19 of the Guru Nanak Dev University honored its 500outstanding players who brought laurels to the University in various sports disciplines at the International and All India Inter-Varsity levels here today with cash prizes worth Rs. 1.40 Crore and trophies.
Sh. Radhey Shyam Julaniya, IAS, Secretary Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India was the chief guest. Vice- Chancellor Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu preside over the function, Prof. Dr. S.S Behl , Dean Academic Affairs Prof. K.S. Kahlon, Registrar & other officials and coaches were also present at this occasion.
Dr. Sukhdev Singh, Director Sports read out the Annual Sports Achievements Report. Dr. Jaspal Singh, President, Guru Nanak Dev University Sports Committee (Men) & Principal Guru Nanak College, Nakodar welcomed the guests. Dr. (Mrs.) Harbinder Kaur, President GNDU Sports Committee (Women) and Principal, Shahzada Nand College, Amritsar presented vote of thanks.
While congratulating the winners, Sh. Radhey Shyam said that Sports are essential for overall development of students alongwith studies. He said we should develop sports culture in for the development of healthy society. He said that sports has got recognition allover and now parents are also encouraging their children to participate in sports. He said that today Governments are providing special quota during appointments at various posts. He said that special sports policies are formulating with encourage sports among youths.While addressing the gathering, He said that we are lagging behind in the field of education and sports as compare to developed countries as most of the medal winners from developed countries are highly qualified sports personals . So Institutes of higher learning in our Country and Govt. needed to do collective efforts in this direction. He hoped that GNDU and Gawalior university will contribute maximum in medal winners in the forth coming Olympics.
Prof. Sandhu said that sports is needed to be encouraged for the overall development of our young generation. He said that all students should participate in sports activities. He said that maximum efforts should be done to attract youth towards sports, so that healthy nation could be build. He said that swimming pools and other sports infrastructure at the University campus has been more strengthen recently. He also thanked Sh. Radhey Shyam for his visit to university. They also visited MYAS-GNDU Department of Sports Sciences and Medicine.
In this function 30 international players and 500 inter-university players and other players were honored.
In Men section Layallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar lifted the Guru Nanak Dev University Inter-College ‘A’ Division Overall General Championship Trophy (Men) with 10800 points while Khalsa College, Amritsar remained runners-up with 9100 points and DAV College Jalandhar finished third with 4100 points. In Men category in ‘B’ Division SSM College Dinanagar was Winner with 2600 points and GNNB Narur Panchat College and Trinity College, Jalandhar were Joint Runners-up with 500 points.
Similarly, in Women section, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar lifted the GND University Inter-College ‘A’ Division Overall General Championship Trophy with 10000 points while HMV Jalandhar remained runners-up with 9100 points and Khalsa College, Amritsar finished third with 5500 points. In ‘B’ Division Hindu College, Amritsar was Winner with 3900 points and Doaba College, Jalandhar was Runners-up with 3000 points and SN College Amritsar finished third with 1300 points in women category. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Yadgari Trophy for the Year 2017-18 and 2018-19 were won by Khalsa College, Amritsar and runner team was BBK DAV college for Woman , Amritsar with 20621 points. On this occasion, the principals, HoDs of Physical Education and Sports personalities/coaches were also honored by the chief guest.
Caption : On the 49th annual sports meet Sh. Radhey Shyam Julaniya, Vice- Chancellor Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Dr. S.S Behl, Prof. Dr. S.S Behl, Prof. K.S. Kahlon,Sports Authorities and Sports officers honoring the participants .