10th Annual Athletic Meet 2023 of Amritsar Group of Colleges, Amritsar was commenced on 23rd & 24th February 2023at AGC, Amritsar. In this Event 400 Students Participated.
The event was open by, Dr V.K.Banga (Principal, AGC, Amritsar). The opening ceremony started with the display of the college’s grit and discipline via March Past, in which students from all branches took part. This was followed by an oath ceremony taken by Damanbir Singh, Student of Agriculture (National Player of Skating) where the athletes took an oath pledging to put their best foot forward and try their best to be true to the spirit of honesty and sportsmanship. In the opening remarks, Dr. V.K Banga, stressed the importance of healthy mind. He appreciated and encouraged athletes to develop the spirit of leadership and teamwork under fair play. He mentioned the importance of sports, adding that athletic activities are very important for physical and emotional growth of an individual.
The meet started with 400 mts. racing heat events for girls and boys. Later, the programme was followed by many athletic events such as 100-m race, 200-m race, 800-m race, 4x100-m relay race, 4x400-m relay race, Long jump, Shot Putt Throw etc. The highlight of the function is a “Happiness Race” in which Deans and Heads of the institute participated.
The Prize Distribution and Closing Ceremony were graced by Madam Ragini Sharma (Director Finance, AGC, Amritsar) she congratulated all the participants and advised them to engage always in physical activities for better physical and mental health.
The Best Athlete (Male) goes to Deependra , Best Athlete (Female) given to Bandana, Best Department (Girls) goes to Computer science and Engineering ,Best Department (Boys) goes to Applied Science and overall Championship trophy was won by Applied Science Department. Adv. Sh. Amit Sharma, The Chairman & CEO of AGC congratulated all the organizers and winners for successful completion of the Athletic Meet. Sports day ended with National Anthem.