Chandigarh March 16, 2023-University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh, one of the region’s top B-schools which provides top-notch education in the field of management sciences, organized its sports day on Thursday, 16th March 2023.

The event was organised by University Business School for the first time. According to the chairperson of the business school, Prof Sanjay Kaushik, this sports event shall be regular feature every year. It is an initiative by UBS to promote health and wellness. According to him, various new cells and clubs have been started in UBS like Health and Wellness club, Entrepreneurship and Development cell, Public Relation cell etc. The sports day has been organised by Health and Wellness club and the business cell. Health and wellness club is headed by Dr. Kulwinder Singh while, Business club is headed by Dr. Neha Gulati.

The meet was held at Panjab University sports ground. The function was presided over by the Chief Guest, Prof. Renu Vig, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, and other dignitaries including Guests of Honour, Prof. Harsh Nayyar, Dean Research & Development, Panjab university and Prof. Y P Verma, Registrar, Panjab University.

Event was followed by an inspiring speech by Prof. Renu Vig, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University who motivated the students, research scholars and the faculty of UBS to enjoy the day, and encouraged them to participate and be involved in the various events of the sports day. She quoted “Sports are very essential for every human life which keeps them fit and fine. It also improves the personality of people.” Prof. Harsh Nayyar, Dean research and Prof. Y P Verma, Registrar, Panjab University congratulated University Business School for organizing the event and motivated the students. Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Chairperson of UBS, emphasized the relevance of mental health, quality of life and wellbeing by promoting active participation of management students in extracurricular activities/sports apart from academics which will bring much relevance for an individual as well the society. The oath for fair play was led by Dr. Neha Gulati.

Event started with cycle race of 8kms followed by 100-meter race, push-ups, three leg race, relay race, javelin throw, short put, balloon bop, lemon race, musical chairs, and cricket. The program lasted till the evening. At the end, felicitation ceremony was held to award the winners. The winners were awarded with gold, silver, and bronze medals. The award ceremony was presided over by Prof. Baldev Setia, Director, PEC University of Technology. The Guests of Honor were Prof. RK Gupta, Vice-Chancellor, Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi, CA Vikram Nayyar, Finance and Development officer, Panjab University and Prof. AK Vashisht, former Professor, University Business School, Panjab University. Dr. Kulwinder Singh, co-ordinator Health and Wellness cell gave vote of thanks.