Excelsior Sports Correspondent
BHADERWAH, Sept 12: The weeklong “Hiking & Trekking Expedition”, organised by the Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu in collaboration with Bhaderwah Campus concluded, here today.
The expedition was held at the local treks of the Bhaderwah and Seog meadows, wherein 40 students from the University of Jammu and different affiliated Colleges of University of Jammu, participated in this event.
As a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, cleanliness drive was carried out at different locations of Seog meadows during the expedition.
Rector Bhaderwah Campus, Prof. Rahul Gupta congratulated the Department of Sports and Physical Education for organising such an event. “Bhaderwah Campus will also provide all the assistance for such events in future also,” he said.
He further added that the way the students trekked difficult tracks of Seog, Kailash Kund and other tough terrains is very appreciable.
While speaking on the occasion, Dr Daud Iqbal Baba, Director Directorate of Sports and Physical Education thanked Rector Bhaderwah Campus for its collaboration with the event. “Such kinds of events help youths to keep themselves away from anti-social activities like drugs,” he added.
The officials present on the occasion were Arif Khateeb, ERO Bhaderwah Campus, Ravish Vaid, Gagan Kumar, Manjeet Singh, Sanjeev Sharma, Arshad Baba and Sumit Sharma.