JAMMU, FEB 12:
Governor N.N Vohra, inaugurated the 3rd State Level Governor’s Silver Rolling Volley Ball Championship Trophy at the Government Degree College, Udhampur, in which 30 teams from the various Degree Colleges of the Jammu and Kashmir regions are competing.
Governor complimented Prof. S.S. Bhalwal, Principal of the GDC Udhampur, and his concerned colleagues for successfully organizing this Championship every year. Welcoming the participating teams, the Governor complimented the Principal over the rapidly increasing number of colleges in the State whose teams are participating in this annual tournament.
Emphasizing the significance of sports and games, the Governor observed that games provide an opportunity to the youth to develop sound character, healthy mind and body, besides inculcating in them a sense of discipline and cooperation. Governor urged all educational institutions to strive and organize regular sports activities.
Governor noted that every educational institution has the responsibility of organizing a high standard of academics and sports activities.
He observed that unforeseen developments and adverse circumstances must not be allowed to affect the teaching schedules of educational institutions of all levels.
The Governor displayed keen interest in watching the Exhibition Volley Ball Match which was played between the teams of Government Degree College Udhampur and Government Degree College Budgam.
He complimented the players for their talented performance and presented medals to the members of both teams.
Earlier, on his arrival, the Governor was presented with Guard of Honour by the College NCC contingent and the event was inaugurated with the unfurling of the Championship Flag by the Governor.
Thereafter a very impressive cultural programme was presented by the students of the Government Degree College Udhampur.
Mr S.S. Bhalwal, Principal, Government Degree College presented the Welcome Address and Ms. Renu Goswamy, Director Colleges, presented the Vote of Thanks.
Among those present included Mr. Pawan Kumar Gupta and Mr. Dina Nath, MLAs Udhampur and Chenani respectively, Mr. Nisar Ahmad, DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range, Mr. Niraj Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, and Mr. Shailendra Kumar, SP, Udhampur and other dignitaries.