GGNIMT Organizes Enthusia 2020 – A Mega Sports Meet
Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management & Technology (GGNIMT) and Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Vocational Studies (GGNIVS) jointly organized their annual Sports meet- Enthusia-2020 in the sprawling and lush green lawn of GGN campus with much fervor and passion.
The overcast sky failed to dent the enthusiasm of the students and staff as they welcomed the Chief Guest Mr. Hardeep Singh Grewal, Olympian Hockey Player with a loud roar of appreciation.
The celebrations started with shabad gayan followed by hoisting of the Sports Flag.
Dr. S. P Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU and General Secretary, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council(GKEC) declared the meet open and released the mascot of the games into the blue sky. The participants pledged towards maintaining the true spirit of sportsmanship, integrity and fair play in the games.
The spectators remained spellbound at their seats as the march past began. Synchronizing their steps to the music beat, the different department representatives led their contingents in the field.
About 400 students participated in the different Sports events including badminton, chess, tug-of-war, shot put, long jump ,and different races.
As the day unfolded, the spectators witnessed a vibrant display of sports and culture. The participants showcased their dexterity in tug-of-war and mesmerized the audience with their energetic performances in different races. The performances reaped many laurels by one and all.The GGNIMT girls enthralled the spectators with their energetic Giddha performance.
The Chief Guest, in his key note address emphasized that Annual sports day was a red letter day in each student’s life . He appreciated the participants and applauded the visionary element of the college which nurtures and develops their potential in the sports field.He highlighted that the students must spend time outdoors which gives them opportunity to learn from their surroundings and to enrich themselves. He also stressed on the need to maintain a balance between academic and sports activities.
Dr. Harpreet Singh, Principal, GGNIMT said that sports help build the character and personality of a person. Apart from boosting self-confidence and bringing discipline, sports play a significant role in enriching the social life of an individual, he added. He urged the students to replace the time spent on television and mobile games with some physical activities.
Prof. Manjit Singh Chhabra, Director GGNIMT, while addressing the gathering said that Enthusia is a platform that intends to imbibe the skill to cope in a competitive environment as well as to learn all about winning and losing. He further added that these are important life skills to assimilate in preparation for the working environment. He appreciated the students for their enthusiastic participation in the sports day programme. He also thanked the college staff for the meticulous planning and execution of Enthusia-2020.
The other dignitaries present on the occasion were the esteemed members of GKEC including S.Kuljeet S., S. Hardeep S., S. Bhagwant Singh.,Ms, Gunmeet Kaur Principal GGN Public School
The event concluded with the prize distribution ceremony where the winners were acknowledged and participants were encouraged. The eventful day ended with the vote of thanks and National Anthem.