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The ten days long “Annual Physical Education Camp for B. P Ed and M. P Ed students commenced from Bhaderwah Campus here today.
Hiking & Trekking Expedition is being organized by the Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu in collaboration with Rashtriya Rifle Battalion at Bhaderwah and Bhaderwah Campus from July 29th to 6th August.
Commanding Officer (CO) of Rashtriya Rifles Battalion who was the the chief guest on the occasion flagged off the Students from Bhaderwah Campus. While as Prof. Prof. Vinod Sharma Rector Ramnagar Campus and Dr Daud Iqbal Baba Director Sports and Physical Education University of Jammu was also present on the occasion.
The expedition will be held at the trekking routes of surrounding mountains of Bhaderwah. “Annual Physical Education Camp have many activities which are Yoga sessions, Morning/evening Conditioning drills, Hiking and trekking, Sports Activities , Cultural activities , Art & Craft activities , Painting Competition , Cleanliness drive (Swacch Bharat Abhiyan).
Vice-Chancellor University of Jammu Prof. Manoj K Dhar in his message has appreciated the role of Indian Army for collaboration and support. “University of Jammu and Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifle Battalion at Bhaderwah are working as a single entity for the last so many years.Without the support of Indian Army , organizing such events is not possible. He has advised the students to enjoy the trekking maintaining the discipline and following the guidelines issued by theGovernment from time to time for the prevention of the Covid-19.
While addressing the students Commanding Officer of Rashtriya Rifle Battalion appreciated the efforts of the students & efforts of the University of Jammu especially Dr Daud Iqbal Baba for organizing the expedition at this moment when all the activities are stalled due to the Covid-19. He said that such kinds of events help youths to keep themselves away from anti-social activities. He further said that Indian Army, which is already performing the onerous task of guarding the borders as well as combating terrorism is also doing a lot to mitigate the sufferings of the people as well as improve their quality of life, both in urban and rural areas as well as in extremely remote and inaccessible locations.
Dr. Daud Iqbal Baba, Director Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, thanked Rashtriya Rifles Battalion and Bhaderwah Campus for its collaboration with the said event as a goodwill gesture. “Indian army has always served as an example of national integration, secularism and sacrifice, its people-centric initiatives in UT J&K have been a resounding success. Moreover, since its rank and file come from all over the country and belongs to every caste, community and walk of life, it’s a truly ‘peoples’ army’ and its well-known humane approach has created an exceptionally strong bond between people of UT JK and the army,” he added. He apprised about the route and 10 days programme of the expedition.
He also thanked Prof Rahul Gupta Rector Bhaderwah Campus for providing all the help to make this event successful.
The officials present on the occasion were officials from Indian Army, Mr Raj Kumar , Mr Ravish Vaid , Mr Gagan Kumar , Mr Vikas Karlopia , Mr Jai Bharat , Mr Harinder Pal Singh , Mr Sanjay Verma , Mr Sanjeev Sharma , Mr Arshad Baba and Manzer Saleem.