1st Inter Polytechnic Sports Meet "Sportech 2018:" Inagurated at Govt Polytechnic Jammu
1st Inter Polytechnic Annual Sports Meet “SPORTECH 2018” was inaugurated at Government Polytechnic, Bikram Chowk Jammu by Sh. Ajeet Kumar Sahu (IAS), Secretary to Government School and Technical Education, J&K Government, Chief Guest of function, in presence of Ms. Anoo Malhotra (KAS), Director, Technical Education, J&K, Government, Guest of Honour, Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of the college along with various Principals of Polytechnics/it is and other dignitaries.
The function was started by lightening of lamp. The Chief Guest of the function, Sh. Ajeet Kumar Sahu along with Guest of Honour Mrs Anoo Mallhotra and other dignitaries took the salute of a well synchronized 'March Past' of the Students of different participating Polytechnics and declared 'Open' the Sports meet by releasing the colored balloons. While Speaking on the occasion, Sh. Ajeet Kumar Sahu applauded the efforts of the college in organizing 1st Inter-Polytechnic Sports meet and said that such events will promote communal harmony among the masses and will engage youths and students in sports and help them not to derail from the mainstream, besides providing a professional platform to them to showcase their hidden skills like khelo India.
Director Technical Education Mrs Anoo Malhotra appreciated the initiative taken by the college Principal in organizing SPORTECH 2018, a first event of its kind in Technical Education Department to give Boost to budding players of various Polytechnics besides will provide an opportunity to build cultural relationship between various students. The welcome address was presented by Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of the college who gave the detailed presentation of chronology of the events that will take place in the five days long 1st Annual Inter-Polytechnic Sports Meet in which teams from Government Polytechnic Bikram Chowk Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur, Reasi, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and ASC Polytechnic will participate in various Inter-Polytechnic Sports Tournaments in the disciplines of Cricket, Volleyball, Table-Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carrom, Tug of war etc. w.e.f. 29th October 2018 to 2nd Nov 2018.
He also motivated students to give importance to sports and inspire others to stay away from drugs and unhealthy practices. Band by students and Drills were presented by students to mark the celebrations of the day. The participants exhibited great zeal and fervour to make the event a grand success. The first match on inaugural Day was of Volley ball tournament in which Government Polytechnic Udhampur defeated Government Polytechnic Samba in nail biting finish in 2-1 set and Government Polytechnic Doda defeated Government Polytechnic ramban in 2-0 sets. In Table Tennis Mr Shivam from Government Polytechnic Jammu defeated Mr Piyush Pandita of same college by 2-1 set. In Chess individual event (Round 1) was won by Mr Minkal and Mr Paras of G P Samba, Mr Yahya Bashir, Mr Harkit and Mr Rahat of G P Jammu, Mr Deepak of G P Reasi. In Badminton (Female category) Nancy of G P Jammu defeated Afreena of GPW Jammu by 16-11 and Tania of GP Jammu defeated Jyoti Sharma of GPW Jammu by 16-13. The organizing committee for the Tournament are Er. Inderjeet Singh W/s Suptd, Er. K.S. Bhatia H.O.D Mechanical, Mrs Guminderpreet Kour PEM and Toshi Devi PET. The event was coordinated by Er Jasdeep Kour, Lecturer. Other who was present on the occasion was Er Neelanjana Manwati, Principal Skill Mission Er H.A Bhardwaj, Principal Govt. Polytechnic Udhampur, Vinod Azad, Principal Govt. Polytechnic Poonch, Er G.M Bhat, Joint Director Technical Education, Er Anoop Sharma, Asstt Director, Technical Education, Er Rajesh Gupta, Superintendent Women ITI, Jammu, HODs of various department and other staff and students of the various Polytechnics of Jammu Division.