Udupi: Commandant Dr Prashant urges students to partake in sports for good health
By B Pundalika Marate
Bellevision Media Network
Udupi, 13 Feb 2017: The seventh Annual Sports Meet of Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management (SMVITM), Bantakal, near here, was held on Saturday, February 11.
Dr K Prashanth Shetty M S, Commandant, Home Guards, Udupi was the chief guest at the inaugural function held in the morning. Inaugurating the event, Dr K Prashanth Shetty said, ‘Healthy mind is in healthy body. Hence students must participate in sports activities together with their academics. The sport activities will help students to be disciplined and confident. In addition they also prevent diseases.’ He also gave away prizes to the winners in the sports competitions held for the staff on the occasion.
Ratnakumar, secretary of Shri Sode Vadiraja Mutt Education Trust (SSVMET), Udupi, presided the inaugural function.
Dr Thirumaleshwara Bhat, principal of the institute, Prashanth M D, assistant physical education director, heads of departments; faculty and staff members were present during the function.
Avinash S, sports secretary of the Student Council administered the oath to the participants. Samanvitha Bhaghavath introduced the chief guest. Audrey Jenitha Barboza proposed the vote of thanks. Anusha Pai compered the program.