Partap College of Education organised 18th Annual Sports Meet in the college campus on 17th March 2018. Dr. Nirmal Singh Jaura, Director, Youth Welfare, Panjab University, Chandigarh was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Dr. Balwant Singh welcomed the distinguished guest with bouquet and motivated the students to participate whole heartedly in all the sports activities.
The event began with the hoisting of college flag and release of balloons by the chief guest. March Past and P.T. show by the students of different houses (Ravi, Beas, Chenab, Kaveri, Satluj and Jhelum). All the participants took oath under the leadership of Gurjeet, B.Ed IV semester student which filled in the hearts of everyone with the spirit of true sportsmanship and unity.
The chief guest in his speech encouraged the athletes to develop the spirit of leadership and team work under fair play. Thereafter he declared the 18th annual sports meet of Partap College of Education Open. He mentioned the importance of sports and told that these athletic activities are very important for physical and emotional growth of an individual.
The students participated in athletic events i.e. long jump, Javelin throw, shotput, discuss throw, 100m, 200m, Relay race, Kho-Kho, Badminton, and Recreational games (spoon race, chati race, 3 legged race, tug of war, partner balloon race) with boundless zeal and enthusiasm. Prof. J.P.Singh, Chairman of Partap Group of institutions presided over the closing ceremony of this event. He gave away the prizes and congratulated the winners. He encouraged the students and told that athletic activities promote the betterment of civic responsibilities and rejuvenate person’s capability to take on his work more efficiently. Cultural show by the students mesmerized the audience.
In long jump Amandeep Kaur from D.El.Ed. 1st year and Harmanjeet Singh from D.El.Ed. 1st year got 1st prize. In discuss throw Manpreet Kaur from B.Ed 2nd semester and Harmanjeet Singh from D.El.Ed 1st year got 1st prize. Kiranjot Kaur from B.Ed. 4th semester and Harmanjeet Singh from D.El.Ed 1st year got 1st prize in shotput.
Kiranjot Kaur of class B.Ed. IVth semester was adjudged the best athlete among girls and awarded with “Smt. Jagbir Kaur Grewal Yaadgiri Sarvotam Khidaran Award.” Among boys Harmanjeet Singh class D.El.Ed. 1st year declared the best athlete. Satluj house was declared the best house in March Past among six houses. In the closing ceremony, the meet was declared closed by Prof.J.P.Singh . Dr. Ramesh Inder Kaur Bal Finance Secretary of College was the guest of honour. Principal Balwinder Kaur ,Principal Ranjeet Kaur and other eminent personalities were present on this occasion. In the end the vote of thanks was proposed by Dr.Manpreet Kaur, Vice Principal of the College.