Mar 02, 2020
The much awaited Inter Department Annual Sports Fest SAMAVESH 5.0 was conducted on 27th -28th Feb 2020.The main objective of the event was to encourage active participation among all students as well as to recognize individual sporting achievements.
The students of SRMUH were categorized into seven teams with energetic names like CSE Firestone, Fire Blades, Butcher’s, Dark Horses, Spartan’s, Scorpion’s and Legal Knight.
The students participated in the various events like Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Chess, Cricket, 7 a side Football, Table Tennis, Tug of War, and Volleyball. The events started with Inauguration Function at 9:30 am on 27th February 2020, Ms. Sonia Bathla, Asstt Director, Deptt of Physical Education & Sports Presided over the day by tossing the Ball for Basketball match. After this exciting start the various events lined up for the day quickly progressed. The events were finished off with most energetic and cheered Tug of War event for the Boys & Girls where all the Departments of SRMUH competed against each other.
In the Valedictory function, Dr. Samuel Raj, Dean Academics in his valedictory address highlighted the importance of Sports events along with the Academics for the students. He also motivates the students of SRMUH to participate in the inter University Sports fest in order to bring laurels for the institution. The Chief Guest for the valedictory ceremony was Mrs. Pritam Siwach- Former Indian Hockey Team Captain and Arjuna Awardee recipient. In the valedictory Function she was joined by Honorable Vice Chancellor P. Prakash, Dr. Samuel Raj Dean Academics, Mr. Manoj Kutty Dy. Director Admission and Ms. Sonia Bathla, Asstt Director Sports. In her keynote address Mrs Siwach enlightened the audience with her speech highlighted the importance of Sports in the life of every individual. One has to take sports to enrich themselves with the Skills of Decision Making, Positive attitude and Keep oneself healthy. After the announcement of the winners, the medals and certificates were distributed by Mrs. Pritam Siwach- Former Indian Hockey Team Captain and Arjuna Awardee recipient, Honorable Vice Chancellor P. Prakash, and Dr. Samuel Raj Dean Academics to the winners of each event. Overall best performance in all events was also awarded and the winning team was also applauded. CSE Firestone won the overall championship for SAMAVESH 5.0.
SAMAVESH 5.0 ended with the vote of thanks by Ms. Sonia Bathla Assistant Director, Sports.