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ICAR Sports Meet-2013 organised

ICAR Sports Tournament-2013 for the research institutes of ICAR situated in the North Zone of the country was inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor, Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Lucknow and Padma Shree Dr. Ranbir Chander Sobti, on March 19, 2013 at 9.00 am in the newly developed sports ground situated in the Ikshupuri residential colony at IISR campus. While inaugurating the tournament Dr. Sobti said that such organisation of the sports will enhance competitive edge among employees of participating institutions and will serve as source of new energy. Dr. Sobti also congratulated Dr. S. Solomon, Director, IISR in developing beautiful sports facility inside the campus and presume that this may prove milestone in establishing Lucknow as science-cum sports city in time to come. The march-past by 650 participants of 22 different participating research institutes situated in U.P., Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh along the music/melody performed by Adarsh Band of Adarsh Karagar, Lucknow was attraction of the inaugural ceremony. Earlier the students of Sur-Jhankar music institute, Lucknow sung the welcome song and performed a medley which tentalise the 650 sportsmen on the ground to dance with them. The Nodal Officer of sports meet Dr. Jaswant Singh appealed the participating members to maintain discipline and show the sporting ability with high level of ethics while extending thanks to guests and all participating institutions. During 4 days long tournament participants will compete in a total of 25 different games (outdoor & indoor), field & track events. The games like volleyball, badminton, table tennis, chess, carom, kabaddi, basketball, football etc. and field and track events like race, cycle race, jump, discus throw, javelin throw, and shotput are major attraction in the sports meet.


Nodal Officer of Sports Tournament:

Dr. Jaswant Singh
Principal Scientist
IISR, Lucknow
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