The 60th Annual Athletic Meet of Post-Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh was held today. The Meet got off to a vibrant start with the inauguration by Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college. The Principal hoisted the college flag and took salute from the colourfully dressed marching contingents of students of different streams. The athletes and the players of the college, who excelled in various national, state and inter-university championships in various events during this academic session, lit the torch. The athletes took oath to compete with a sense of sportsmanship.
Padamshree Kartar Singh, IPS, Arjuna Awardee, IG (Retd.) was the Chief-guest for the Closing Ceremony. The Principal read out the College Sports Report and highlighted the glorious achievements of the students of the college which was followed by a demonstration of Taekwondo. The students of Dance Department presented the Punjabi Folk Dance Luddi which was highly applauded by one and all.
Shri Kartar Singh congratulated the winners and appreciated the efforts of the students and faculty members whose persistent and untiring efforts made the glorious achievements possible at various levels. He motivated the students to take the glory of the college to still greater heights. Citing examples of sports-women, he felt that now there are no inhibitions in the approach and thought process with respect to women participating in sports. He also offered his services to train the students in wrestling. He stressed that sports should be an integral part of student life for holistic development.