Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women organizes its second Sports Fest “SPARDHAA”

Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women organized its second Sports Fest “SPARDHAA” on 17-18 January, 2019 in the college campus.“SPARDHAA” which signifies healthy competition, served as a significant platform for the participants to exhibit their sports talent, leadership and comradery. The Chief Guest for the Opening Ceremony was Shri Imran Hussain , Minister of food supplies ,environment and forest, and elections ,Government of NCT of Delhi  and the function was also graced by Shri Manoj Kumar, Member Legislative Assembly, NCT of Delhi ,Shri F.I Ismailee ,treasurer ,governing body of SRCASW , Dr. Sandeep Tiwari ,head of department of physical education and sports sciences,University of Delhi and Shri V.K Mahendru , GGM,Vigilance ,ONGC and General secreatry ,AIPSSPB and Dr. Lakshmi Devi , founder principal of SRCASW . The guest of Honor was Dr. Richa Pandey Mishra , chairperson ,governing body of SRCASW. The festival started with a March-past of fourteen Departmental Teams and two teams of Students Council and Sports Council respectively. The Department of Physics bagged the first Position in March-past for their well-coordinated and energetic presentation. In the Inter college category, there were nine events including Aerobics, Rhythmic Yoga, Yoga, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Table Tennis, Badminton, and Tug of War. Chess was specially kept for Para- athlete category to encourage equal opportunity. A vibrant participation by around 800 athletes from 43 colleges/Institutions of University of Delhi and NCR was witnessed in “SPARDHAA” to make it a grand success. Though these events were primarily for girls but Badminton, Tug of war and Table Tennis were open for boys also.
The Sports Fest was yet another platform to display women power. It also catered to community sports activities for the non-sports students and staff of the college in order to promote fitness, wellness and a sense of socialization. The community sports activities included 50 M Race,  Discuss throw, Shot Put, Long Jump, 4×100 M Relay Race and Three Legged Race and some Fun based activities for staff. The community sports activities proved to be very popular among the in-house students/staff and showcased their sports potential.

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