SKUAST-K Holds Vice Chancellors Sports Festival

Srinagar: As a responsibility towards overall personality development of the student community,the Dean Students Welfare SKUAST-K conducted a Maiden Sports Festival at Sheikh ul Alam Sports Field,Shalimar.
The festival was inaugurated by Dy. Director General (Education) ICAR, Govt.of India and Prof. Nazir A. Ganai, Vice Chancellor of the varsity.
The Chief guest, Dr. R. C. Agarwal expressed his happiness to be a part of the VC’s sports festival and expressed his desire to witness the students of SKUAST-K exceling at national and international level in all spheres of life. He stressed the need to organise such activities year round in order to ensure physical and mental well-being of the students, he expressed satisfaction over the meticulous organisation of the Mega Event and congratulated the University for making big strides in the field of education including the overall development of the students who can be the ambassadors of success.Prof Ganai congratulated the Dean Students Welfare and his team for organising such a wonderful event at Shalimar campus of the university.
He said that the theme of the Festival on Drug Abuse has been rightly chosen in today’s context.Dean Students Welfare, Prof. M. A. A. Siddiqui laid special thrust on inculcating a habit of sportsmanship among the students to ensure their overall development. In his address he highlighted the importance of sports in shaping the behaviour,tolerance,leadership qualities,he also congratulated the organising secretaries of the festival, Dr. Seemi Lohani, Students Welfare Officer, Faculty of Horticulture and Dr.M. Muzamil, Students Welfare Officer, CoAE&T for their hectic efforts in organising the event.Dr. Seemi Lohani welcomed and presented a bookie of flowers to the dignitaries. University officers, including Director Research Prof.SarfarazAhmad Wani, Director Education Prof.M. N. Khan, Director Planning and Monitoring, Prof. Haroon Naik, Dean Faculty of Horticulture Prof. S. A. Wani, Dean Faculty of Fisheries, Dr. Masarat Khan, Assoc Dean COAE&T Dr. Jagvir Dixit, HOD’s of Various Divisions of Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering,Faculty members, Dr. Azmat Alam,OSD to Vice Chancellor,Executive Members of SSTA and Nodal Officer ICAR. The event witnessed mass involvement of students and their leaders who showed keen enthusiasm in the first of its kind festival at SKUAST-K Shalimar.



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