CGC Jhanjeri Celebrates Annual Sports Day
CGC Jhanjeri Celebrates Annual Sports Day Varinder Singh & Kiranjeet Kaur are best athletes Giving equal importance to sports and academics, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri organized Annual Sports day in the campus. Mr. Prabhjot Singh, the Arjun Award Winner Indian Hockey player was the Chief Guest. More than 870 boys & girls participated in different sports & athletic events. Various games included Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton & Chess while athletic events consisted of a number of races involving different distances, Chatti race, Lemon Race, Relay Race etc.; Long Jump, Discuss Throw, Shot-put, High Jump, Javelin Throw and Tug of War. Mr. Varinder Singh of 6th sem Mech. Engg. and Ms. Kiranjeet kaur of 6th sem ECE were declared the best athletes of CGC while the Deptt. of BCA bagged the Overall Trophy and the Deptt. of Civil Engg. won the Runners-Up Trophy. Mr. Prabhjot Singh congratulated all the participants & distributed trophies, medals & other prizes. He appreciated the management of CGC for providing excellent opportunities & liberal incentives to the students for developing their capabilities in sports and other co-curricular activities. He appealed to the students to spend some time for sports everyday. Speaking on the occasion, S.Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President CGC said that sports were extremely important for young students for keeping fit. Mr. Dhaliwal informed that gymnasiums with latest equipments were available in all the hostels of CGC Jhanjeri. Dr. G.D.Bansal, Director General said that the students of CGC Jhanjeri have given enviable performance in academics as well as sports. In academics they have bagged highest number of positions in Merit Lists of PTU, while in sports, they have brought laurels by winning gold medal, four silver medals & seven bronze medals. Apart from this, 18 students of CGC Jhanjeri have been selected in various teams of IKG Punjab Technical University and some of them have represented PTU in All India Inter University Competitions.