JRE Group of Institutions Greater Noida organized its 3rd ‘Annual Athletic Meet’ for all students, faculty and staff members on 28th and 29th March 2014.
Various events including Tug-of-War, standing jump, long jump, shot-put, 50 meter race and spoon race were organized, and the highlights were the 100 meter sprint, 200 and 400 meter races in both male and female categories. It was heartening to see faculty members and students participating together in the 4X100 meter relay race.
The two day sports extravaganza commenced on 28th March 2014 when the preliminary heats took place. The grand finale was on 29th March and the events commenced after a welcome speech by Gn. R N Tikku and inaugural addresses by Mr. Harpreet Singh, Executive Director JRE Group of Institutions and Prof. Stephen Rawlinson, President JRE Group of Institutions.
Participation levels were high, not only from the students but also the staff members, and the high points were when General Tikku, Mr. Harpreet Singh, Prof. Gandhi and the Deans of the Schools of Engineering and Management demonstrated their sporting skills through enthusiastic participation in various races. The female faculty members also actively participated in the 50 m spoon race and 100 meters brisk walking event. There was a strong sense of camaraderie and the JRE campus went live with rounds of applause and cheering. The lab assistants, support staff and pantry boys all displayed their sporting skills with great enthusiasm.
The events were followed by a Prize Distribution Ceremony. Mr Harpreet Singh, Prof. Steve Rawlinson, Prof. Mahesh Gandhi, Dr. Krishna Rao, and Dr. Vishal Talwar congratulated the participants and winners.
The event was successfully organized by Mr. Krishna Kumar (Sports In-charge), Mr. Anand Kr. Srivastava, Assistant Professor & Sports Coordinator, and student coordinators Mr. Aditya Tyagi and Ms. Pallavi Riyal from ECE-3rd Year. General R N Tikku is thanked for his leadership and guidance, and much appreciation is expressed to Prof. Stephen Rawlinson, Dr. Krishna Rao, Dr. Vishal Talwar, Prof. Mahesh Gandhi, and Captain Sunil Sharma for their support and encouragement. Faculty and support staff from the SOE & SOM along with students of B. Tech and PGDM extended their wholehearted cooperation to make this event a huge success.