Chib declares Vice Chancellor’s T-20 Cricket Cup open

Jammu,Nov 19: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports RS Chib on Monday declared the All India Vice Chancellor’s T-20 Cricket Cup-2012 open, here at Jammu University campus.
 As many as 20 teams, including the host university team are participating in the 15-day cricket tournament. The inaugural match was played between SKUAST-K and Punjabi University, Patiala.
 The matches will be played on league-cum-knock out basis in which each team shall play four matches in their respective pool and two top teams from each pool, whosoever qualifies, shall be selected for quarter-finals.
 Chib was chief guest at the inaugural function, while vice-chancellor, Jammu University Prof. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar presided over the function.
 In his inaugural address, the Minister said that Jammu University was a centre of excellence in curricular and extra-curricular activities as it has the distinction of winning the All India Vice Chancellor’s Cricket Cup for the two consecutive years of 2008-09 and 2009-10.
 Highlighting the importance of sports, Chib said that the Union Government was contemplating to include performance in sports in the overall academic merit to promote sports among the students.
 On this occasion, Chib announces Rs. 10 lakh out of his CDF for construction of University Indoor Stadium.
 Prof. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar highlighted the importance of November 19th - the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Late Indira Gandhi. He said the day is celebrated throughout the country as National Integration Day.
 Earlier, the chief guest unfurled the university flag and released the balloons. He also distributed trophies among managers and coaches of the participating teams.
 Among others, Registrars, Deans, Member J&K Cricket Association, Heads of various Departments, Principals of different Colleges, faculty members, presidents teaching and non-teaching Associations, students and sports lovers were present at the inaugural function.

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Lastupdate on : Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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