Mangalore: Utkarsh-2k12
Posted On: 17/04/2012 03:14 GMT
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Mangalore: UTKARSH-2k12, the Annual Sports meet of AIMIT, St Aloysius College was held on 13th April 2012 at the AIMIT campus of St Aloysius College.  The inaugural was held in front of the AIMIT Admin block at 9 a.m. Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, Director, AIMIT spoke of the importance of sports and games in life. Quoting the latin dictum, “Mens sana in corpora sano”, he said that to develop a healthy mind, we also need to have a healthy body. Mentioning yoga, which is our heritage, he said, yogic exercises are designed in such a way that while exercising the body one automatically influences the mind and puts the mind at peace and rest and sharpens ones consciousness. He said that Jesuit ideal of education is integral formation of a person which involves the mind, body and the spirit. He wished well to all the students.

During the day the finals of many events took place at various locations on campus.  All the students were divided into four houses and they took part in various events during the week, culminating in the finals on the sports day. Teams and individual participated in various events like Basket Ball, shuttle, throw ball, shot put, cricket, football, caroms, chess, table tennis, various weight lifting and other events in the gymnasium, video gaming etc. There was tug of war match between various teams and the final tug of war with the faculty of AIMIT.

The valedictory of the sports day took place at 6.30 pm. Rev Dr Oswald Mascarenhas SJ, Chairman, MBA dept of AIMIT was the chief guest. He congratulated all those participated in various events. He also congratulated the faculty and students who organized the various sports events. A team of IT students also played the band and entertained the gathering.

Mr Prashanth Alison and Mr Roshan Suaris were the faculty coordinators and Edwin and Sarita were the students coordinators of the sports day.

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