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Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University to promote sports culture in Punjab: Sidhu

PUNJAB NEW EXPRESS | August 16, 2020 07:09 PM

PATIALA:  Punjab Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister  Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, set up by Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab in Patiala, would give a major boost to sports culture by imparting education in the fields of sports science, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching in the state.

  He was here to dedicate library building of Prof. Gursewak Singh Govt College of Physical Education, a Constituent college of Maharaja  Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, constructed at a cost of Rs.  50 lakh. He was Accompanied by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, Vice Chancellor of Punjab Sports University Lt. Gen. (Retd.) J.S.  Dr. Cheema and the principal of the college Harpal Kaur.

  Health Minister also inaugurated the renovation work of Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall at a cost of Rs. 50 lakh under the infrastructure being jointly developed for the students of Punjab Sports University and Physical Education College.  Mr. Sidhu said that this gymnasium hall would be ready by next three months and it would help the students of Punjab Sports University in meeting their educational and sports related needs as well as the students of Physical Education College.  There will also be basic facilities for other sports including yoga.

 On this occasion, PRTC  Chairman K.K. Sharma,   Mayor of  Municipal Corporation Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, District Congress President Mr. K.K.  Malhotra, District Women Congress President Mrs. Kiran Dhillon, Mr. Naresh Duggal, Mr. Vijay Kuka, Mr. Sandeep Malhotra, Deputy Commissioner Mr. Kumar Amit, ADC  Mrs. Pooja Sayal Grewal, Assistant Commissioner Dr.  Ismat Vijay Singh, SDM Mr. Charanjit Singh, Executive Engineer, Public Works Department S L Garg, Principal of the College  Harpal Kaur and other officials were also present.

 Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. (Retd.) J.S.  Cheema said that Prof. Gursewak Singh Government College of Physical Education has been made  constituent college of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Sports University of Punjab.

 VC   Mr. Cheema said that Punjab Sports University would set up its own campus at Sidhuwal on about 100 acres for which preliminary proposals have been prepared and Its construction work will be started by Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh and Lok Sabha Member Mrs. Preneet Kaur by next three months.

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