By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 3 Mar: The 18th Annual Fest, ‘Udaan’, was celebrated at Dolphin PG Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences, here. Students were awarded trophies for their excellent performances in the field of academics, co-curricular activities, culture, games and sports. Certificates were distributed to 31 female trainees on successful completion of their training organised by Maa Balasundari Devi Training Centre under the aegis of Dolphin Society. On this occasion, students enthralled the audience with their mesmerising performances on stage.
“Udaan” was inaugurated by Chief Guest and Sahaspur MLA Sahdev Singh Pundir. The programme commenced with Ganesh Vandana, welcome song and national anthem. Dr Shailja Pant, Principal, Dolphin Institute, elaborated upon the annual achievements and progress of the institute.
Other present on the occasion were Ramesh Garg, President, Dolphin Education Society of India, Arvind Gupta, Chairman, OSD Aarti Gupta, Pramod Kalani, President, Drug Manufacturing Association (DMA), Sanjay Sikeria, Secretary, DMA, Dr Shailja Pant, Principal, Dr Arun Kumar, Director, Dean, Student Welfare, Vipul Garg, Sports Officer NK Joshi, Additional Director VK Nagpal, Joint Director Sunil Kaul, Administrative Officer Sudhir Bharti, other faculty members and staff besides gram pradhans of local areas and panchayat members.
The field events included basketball, volleyball, football, cricket, kho-kho, kabaddi, tug of war and march past. Track events included 40 metres, 50 metres, 100 metres, 4×50 relay race, long jump, discus, shot put, javelin, badminton, table tennis, chess, etc. The Forestry Department excelled in track and field events and scored the maximum points and won the sports trophy. The Agriculture Department, despite its performance, had to be satisfied with the runners-up trophy.
However, the Overall Trophy was grabbed by the Department of Agriculture on the basis of excellent performance in the field of academics, cultural, games and sports, while the Forestry Department was declared the runner up.
The Annual Week was held from 25 February to 1 March.
By OUR STAFF REPORTER