KU’s snow skiing course for girl students concludes at Gulmarg

Srinagar: A snow skiing course for girl students of the University of Kashmir and its affiliated colleges concluded at Gulmarg on Sunday.
The course was organised by the varsity’s Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES) from March 7-19.
Prof G M Sangmi, Dean Colleges KU, who was the chief guest at the valedictory ceremony, congratulated the DPES Director Prof Showket A Shah and his team of officials for their proactive role in organising various sports events within and outside the university.
In his welcome address, Prof Showket highlighted the efforts of the Directorate in promoting adventure sports activities. He interacted with the girl students while thanking his team including Surjeet Kour who accompanied the contingent as manager and Ghulam Nabi Reshi from Department of Youth Services and Sports who imparted training to the participants.
Dr Javid-ul-Rehman, Assistant Director Tourism was guest of honour on the occasion.
The girl students expressed their satisfaction over the training imparted to them and also over the logistical arrangements being made for them by the Directorate in Gulmarg.
Dr Surjeet Singh said student skiers were trained in Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels of skiing by top experts and were awarded with medals and certificates of merit and participation.
In Basic Category Farhat Bano won the gold medal while Kamseena and Mehak jointly won the silver medal. Shaista Hassan secured the bronze medal. In the Intermediate Category, Tabiya Jan and Jawhar Fatima won the gold medal jointly while Nasreena Farooq and Fatima Bano clinched the silver medal jointly. Rubeena Fayaz secured the bronze medal. In Advanced Category, Muskan won the gold medal while Fancy Ashiq and Sumaira Manzoor won the silver and bronze medals respectively.
Prof Showket complimented the winners and participants and hoped that more students would join the DPES courses in future.

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