Amar Singh College organises Annual Road Race for Boys


Srinagar, June 10 (KIP)-The Department of Physical Education, Amar Singh College Srinagar organised the Annual College Road Race for Boys.

Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir, Nodal Principal Kashmir Division Colleges and Principal Amar Singh College flagged-off the 8 Kms road race in the presence of Prof. Gurdeep Singh Sodhi Convener Sports Committee, and Dr. Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, Physical Director of the college.

The teaching and non-teaching staff from the institute were also present at the occasion.

Around 136 energetic students from different streams participated in the race enthusiastically, displaying a spirit of sportsmanship and resilience.

For a smooth and hassle-free race, the college deployed the faculty at all the Ghats along the racing track in addition to the men in uniform by the traffic department and the availability of moving ambulances by the Department of Health & Medical Education.

The racers were received by Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir, Principal, Prof. Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Head Department of Zoology and Prof. Aijaz Fareed, Head Department of Geography at the finishing line at Nishat Gardens.

Hazim Nabi of 2nd semester, Wajahat Mukhtar of 2nd Semester and Tanveer Ahmad of 2nd Semester bagged 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions covering the distance in 22.25, 25.37 and 26.3 minutes, respectively.

Later in an impressive prize distribution ceremony at Nishat, the winners were awarded with trophies and consolation prizes.

Addressing the racers at the function, Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir said that sports is a part and parcel of the curriculum and plays a vital role in the overall development of an individual. He congratulated the sports department and committee for organizing the race and encouraged the racers for their active participation.

Prof. Ajaz assured that sports infrastructure shall be strengthened and the latest facilities shall be put in place to facilitate the students for better performance and to compete at the National level.