SRINAGAR: Inter-Departmental Basketball tournament of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) began Thursday at the newly inaugurated Basketball court in the varsity campus.
The tournament, which was inaugurated by vice chancellor BGSBU Prof I A Hamal, will see six departmental teams vying for the title glory.
The inaugural match was played between B.Tech Electrical and Polytechnic departmental teams which the former won by 33-13 scores.
Speaking on the occasion VC Hamal has said that students should perform better in academics as well in sports and cultural activities for overall growth and development which has brought laurels for this institution. He said that the University wants its students to compete with the rest of world in academics as well as sports. He added that sports and cultural activities play vital role in the overall development and these activities are very important in building the personality of scholars.
Registrar BGSBU, MR Chowdhary who was also present on the occasion expressed satisfaction over the participation of students in various games. He said that the University is providing every facility to the students to make them best and disciplined scholars.
Dean Academic Affairs Prof AK Koul, special secretary to VC, Suneet Gupta and Deputy Director Physical Education and Sports, Mohammad Din also witnessed the match.