Jammu, February 12: Governor N.N Vohra,
inaugurated the 3rd State Level Governorís
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
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.