Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 26: MIER College of Education organized the Annual Sports Meet at its Campus, here today.
The Meet was inaugurated by Dr Adit Gupta, Principal MIER College of Education.
Students from all the departments of the College took part in the events which included Tug of War and Chess.
The HoDs of different departments of the college along with all the faculty and students witnessed the Sports Meet and cheered the participants.
In his inaugural speech, Dr Adit Gupta encouraged the students to participate whole heartedly in the events.
He said that proficiency in co-curricular activities including sports is an integral part of becoming an effective teacher and helps in developing a wholesome personality of the pupil teachers.
Dr Gupta declared the Meet open and asked the players to compete with sportsman spirit and show zeal and enthusiasm.
Tug of War was held between two teams from the Under Graduate and Post Graduate departments.
Team B led by Virender Singh from the Post Graduate Department was the winner.
From the UG Department, Team A led by Kuldeep Kumar was the winner.
In the chess finals, Virender Singh from the PG Department clinched the first prize in men’s category and Sonali Gupta from the UG Department bagged the first prize in women’s category.
Over 70 students from different wings of MIER College of Education participated in the Meet.
The Meet was organized by Kuldeep Singh, In-charge Games and Sports Unit in collaboration with the NSS Unit MIER.
Usha Chunni, Sports Officer MIER and the Physical Training Instructors Maheep Salathia and Dinesh Sharma were actively involved in the conduct of all the events.