Two day Intra-Institute sports competition began at SMS on 27th Feb 2015 with high euphoria, zeal and verve among the students as well as the faculty and staff members of the SMS fraternity.
Inaugurating the Sports Fest 2015 Chief Guest Dr. Bhagwan Rai, Regional Sports Officer-Varanasi said that it is good to see professional students embracing sports because sports helps in developing good physical and mental health besides quick decision making.
He further added that sports not only helps in building the physical strength but also inculcates the sportsman spirit and the team spirit which is indispensable part in any walk of life be it academics or corporate.
Present on the occasion were Mr. Ramakant Rai, Former National Level Athlete, Mr.Chandrashekhar Mishra, Referee Volleyball, Mr.Chandrakesh Mishra, Referee Volleyball and Mr.Surendra Singh, Umpire and former state level cricketer.
The Sports Fest 2015 was declared open by Dr.Bhagwan Rai by the beat of the drum and igniting the ceremonial flame.
The program began with the March Past Parade of the participating teams of the post-graduate and undergraduate courses. It was followed by the pledge taking ceremony where the pledge was administered by Ms. Swati Tiwari
Earlier welcoming the guests Prof. P.N.Jha, Director, SMS said that healthy mind resides in a healthy body and therefore such sports activities are inevitable. It not only provides good health but sharpens the mental ability and agility too.
At the beginning of the event the honorable Chief Guest was felicitated with a memento by Prof P.N Jha, Director SMS Varanasi. Present on the occasion were Shri Sanjay Gupta, Registrar, SMS Varanasi along with entire SMS Family.
Day 1 of the Sports Fest witnessed various league matches in Cricket, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carom and Tug of War.
The qualifiers from today’s league matches will meet tomorrow for their respective Semi-finals and Finals.
Day 2 of the Sport Fest 2015 witnessed the semi finals and finals of the various events.
Winners for the various events were:-
- 100 Meter Race
- Gold Medal-Swati Srivastava (BBA 2nd ) & Milind Kapoor (BBA 2nd )
- Silver Medal-Rachita Kapoor (BBA 4th ) & Himanshu Arora (B.Com 1st Yr)
- Bronze Medal-Arpita Rai (PGDM 4th ) & Sarvesh Dubey (MBA 4th )
- Table Tennis-Boys
- Upendra Vikram (MBA 2nd )
- Table Tennis-Girls
- Palak Mehrotra (BBA 4th )
- Badminton Boys
- Prakash Singh (PGDM 2nd
- Badminton Girls
- Pragya (BBA 2nd )
- Vivek Dwivedi (PGDM 4th )
- Kishan Kumar Gupta (MBA 4th )
Tug Of War-Girls
- PGDM 4th
- Tug Of War-Boys
- PGDM 2nd
- Volley Ball-BCA 6th
- Cricket-BCA 4th
At the end of the Sport Fest 2015 aforesaid winners were awarded with the trophies by Prof.P.N Jha,Director SMS,Varanasi.