Kannada Sangha’s Kaveri College of Science & Commerce in association with Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and Pune City Zone Sports Committee jointly organizes Men and Women inter college Table Tennis Tournament from 3rd August to 5th August 2017.The inauguration of this event was held at Shakuntala Jaganath Shetty Auditorium. In a stupendous response to the competition, this year 31 teams of boys and 18 teams of girls with 5 players in each team are participating in the competition.
Dr. Vijay.P. Narkhede Joint Director, Higher Education, Pune Region, Pune inaugurated the event. Hon. Mr.B.Baburao, Treasurer, Kannada Sangha presided over the function. Dr. Mohan Amrule, Mr.Chandrahas Shetty,Trustee Kannada Sangha, Mrs. Radhika Sharma Trustee Kannada Sangha , Dr. S.B. Kharosekar, Principal, Kaveri College, Mr.Ramdas Acharya, PRO Kannada Sangha, Mrs. Suchismita Mohanty, Vice-Principal, Kaveri College, Mr. Rohit Thambe, Director,Physical Education, Heads of other Kaveri group of Institutes, participants, staff and students were present on this occasion. The inauguration ceremony began with lighting the lamp.
Dr. S.B. Kharosekar welcomed the gathering. He highlighted the importance of sports in human life and encouraged students to engage in at least one sports activity. He asserted that great achievements come our way when we maintain our physical and mental well-being. He thanked chairman, Pune City Zonal Sports Committee for giving Kaveri College the opportunity to conduct this huge event.
Dr. Vijay.P. Narkhede in his speech spoke about the importance of sports and its impact on the mind and the body. He lamented that today’s youth is drifting away from outdoor games and is busing itself in computer and mobile games. To get the youth back to games and sports, he said, we need to have better infrastructure and playgrounds. Furthermore, he emphasized on outdoor games which helps in Team building, leadership skills sportiveness, competitiveness and confidence building. He formally inaugurated the program at the table tennis hall. Mr.Rohit Tambe, Director, Physical education was felicitated at the hands of Mr. Mohan Aagole
The inaugural session was compeered by Mrs. Deepa Sathe and Mrs.Suchismita Mohanty proposed the vote of thanks.