Chandigarh, February 7, 2019: Government Home Science College Sector-10 Chandigarh celebrated its 54th Annual Athletic Meet with great zeal and fervour. The two day sporting event including semi-finals and finals began with inauguration by Dr.Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College, followed by the unfurling of the college flag and oath taking ceremony. The event began with the marching of coordinated footsteps of students in the parade led by the sports captain Diljot Kaur Sidhu. On-and-off rain showers failed to dampen the spirit of sportsmanship among students hitting the wet grounds with Parade. The lighting of the Presidency Torch was carried by sports stars of the college, Sarmishtha Sharma, Muskan, Akansha, Kanika Lubana, and Shweta of B.Sc. IInd and VI semester. The day was filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst showers, thrills, shrills and cheers. IPS officer and the first women SSP of Union Territory of Chandigarh Nilambari Vijay Jagdale was the chief guest for the day. Principal Dr. Sudha Katyal gave a floral welcome to the chief guest and introduced her to the audience.
Students, teaching and non- teaching staﬀ enthusiastically participated in various events like three legged race, long jump, shotput, javelin, discuss throw, sack race, obstacle race and other track activities. The most enthralling event was the tug of war amongst the students and lemon spoon race amongst the faculty members. All impressive performances of Yoga, Aerobics and ludi/ Bhangra dance by the students kept the audience enthralled. The chief guest congratulated the prize winners and motivated the students to perform with same zeal and fervour in all future endeavours. She appreciated the Principal and her team for putting up a great show in the face of challenging weather. Kanika Lubana of B.Sc(H.Sc) VIth semester was declared as the best athlete. The event was supported and sponsored by the media partners 93.5 Red fm, Gopal Sweets, Talwar Dairy and Sweets and Vivo. Government Model Senior Secondary School sector 10 and Sector 33 in collaboration with the college provided their school bands for opening and closing ceremony of the college. The principal, Dr. Sudha Katyal expressed her gratitude to all the teachers for their cooperation and support and advised students to keep up their sportsman spirit. She urged the students to take inspiration from their chief guest popularly known as Lady Singham and Dabang Police Officer. The function concluded with the flag retreat ceremony and giving away of vote of thanks by Mrs Mona Soin, the Sports Incharge.