The 14th Annual Athletic meet of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) was held today on 20th February, 2020. Dr. Satyavan Rampal, Director Student Welfare informed that students of all the Colleges situated in the
GADVASU Campus namely College of Veterinary Science, College of Dairy Science and Technology, College of Fisheries, College of Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary Polytechnic, Kaljharani (Bathinda) and affiliated Colleges of university i.e Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar and Baba Hira Dass Ji College of Veterinary Pharmacy were actively participated in this athletic meet under different disciplines. Dr Amarjit Singh Nanda, Vice-Chancellor, GADVASU inaugurated the meet. After unfurling the flag, Dr Nanda told that GADVASU always promote the spirit of games amongst
their students to keep them healthy and in high spirit. He appreciated the various committee members’ efforts in conducting the successful meet and appreciated the participants. Senior retiree alumni members of the varsity also attended the meet with great charm and happiness. The sports torch was being lighted by senior athletes of the university. The meet started with the oath taking ceremony by Alamjit Singh senior athlete of the university. After inauguration, athlete march was performed. Alamjit Singh (boys) and Amninder Kaur (girls) were declared best athlete. Overall trophy was won by College of Veterinary Science. Runners Up Trophy was won by Khalsa
College of veterinary and animal sciences, Amritsar. At the prize distribution function Dr. Baljit Singh Gill, Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary (Canada) was Chief Guest. He said that sports improve the health and confidence of students. It promotes good habits and inculcates better values in a person. He gave away the prizes to the winners and told them to do more hard work to excel in their respective fields. About 200 students participated in the meet. Dr APS Brar, Organizing Secretary shared the annual sports report of university.Dr P N Dwivedi
extended thanks to the whole family of GADVASU and congratulated the winners.On this occasion the faculty members, staff members and students of the GADVASU were there to buck up the athletes. PAU faculty and employees were also attended the event to encourage the students. A spectacular horse show was also an add on attraction of the function.