Kashmir University organises cycle yatra at KU campus
Post by on Sunday, December 5, 2021
Srinagar, Dec 4:The Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES) University of Kashmir on Saturday organised a cycle yatra as part of varsity’s ongoing initiatives to celebrate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ at University campus.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad flagged off the yatra which saw an overwhelming participation of students from the university as well as its affiliated colleges in Kashmir.
Addressing the participants on the occasion, Prof Talat said the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a lot of disruption and disturbance in people’s day-to-day lives, should draw us to focus more on holding such sports activities involving the student community.
"The university is creating a strong infrastructure base for different sports activities, both indoor and outdoor, to encourage more students to get actively involved in different types of sports endeavours," he said.
The VC was accompanied by Coordinator DPES Dr Nisar A Khan, Chief Proctor Prof Showket A Shah, Dean Students Welfare Prof Raies A Qadri. Dr Nadeem, Assistant Director DPES and other officials from the Directorate.
Earlier, Dr Khan gave an overview of different sports activities being organised by his Directorate, and also those in the offing, for the university and college students.
He also praised the efforts of his staff in ensuring active participation of students in the cycle yatra, which started from Rumi Gate and passed through the main campus.
The student participants expressed their satisfaction at the successful completion of the cycle yatra.