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Educational institutions conduct various activities on eve of Yoga Day

JAMMU: On the eve of International Yoga Day, various educational institutions across the Jammu division conducted different activities.

Government College for Women, Bhagwati Nagar Jammu today organised a webinar on the topic "Essence of Yoga in the Present Era of Pandemic" under the supervision of College Principal, Minnie Sharma in which 111 participants registered themselves for the today's event.

Dr Shreyansh K Jain and Dr Vipul Chalotra spoke on the importance of Yoga in overcoming the present pandemic situations and to apprise the participants about the role of Yoga in transforming our day-to-day life. The webinar commenced with a welcome address by Dr Preeti Salathia (Assistant Prof) Department of Commerce.

On the eve of 6th International Yoga Day, Govt Degree College Marh today conducted online inter-collegiate activities under the patronage of Prof Aekta Gupta, Principal of the College.

In essay writing competition, Shweta Pathak of GCW Gandhi Nagar, Shuvam Mankotia of GDC Billawar and Harsh Anand of GDC Marh secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively whereas in uploading of video clips competition, Sachin and Devgan Angotra of GDC Marh, Manisha Devi of GDC Katra secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

GCOE Jammu also organized its first ever Online Series of Activities titled "Mindful Meditation" to celebrate International Yoga Day. The organizing team comprising of Dr Zubair Kales, Dr Shubhra Jamwal and Dr Mandeep Singh received an overwhelming response to their invitation for this competition.

The first event was One Minute Video making Competition (on any Yoga Pose) and it received more than 100 entries across different states of India. The second event was Online Essay Writing Competition on the topic "Yoga Reviving Mental Health During COVID Times" and 120 students participated. Government College of Education is organizing another very Vital and Grand Event on 20th June, 2020, which is National Webinar on Yog As A Holistic Approach To Life.

The competition was adjudged by eminent Professors and Yoga Experts of International repute. Judges of the Essay Writing Competition were Prof (Dr) Monika Sethi , HOD English Jammu University and Prof (Dr.) Kavita Suri, Director Lifelong Learning, Jammu University. Judges of the Video Competition were Sanjeev, Yoga Expert from Jammu University and Rajeshwar Vaidya, Yoga expert. The names of the winners will be announced on 21st June, 2020.

Applauding the efforts of the organizing team and the participants of the events, Principal of the College Prof. (Dr). Sangita Nagari impressed upon the students that in these difficult times of pandemic, Yoga is a great tool which helps in maintaining a balanced mental health which is need of the hour.

Govt Degree College Ramgarh (Samba) organised an inter-collegiate competition on topic "Yoga: its importance and benefits".

About 21 students from various colleges participated and expressed their views on topic. First prize was bagged by Manisha Kumari of GDC Vijaypur, Sonika Devi of GDC Ramgarh got 2nd prize while Amandeep of GDC Bishnah clinched 3rd prize. The three consolation prizes went to Sonia Dogra of GCW Gandhi Nagar, Poonam Devi of GDC Ramgarh and Shalija Bhagat of GCW Gandhi Nagar.

Govt Degree College Bani organised an inter-collegiate online poster making competition on "Importance of Yoga during COVID-19 pandemic" on the eve of International Yoga Day.

The competition was held under the guidance of College Principal, Dr M S Pathania and supervision of Prof Rajeev Singh, Assistant Prof EVS, Dr Ram Krishan and NSS In-charge, R L Sharma.

Harshita of Bhaskar Degree College Udhampur bagged first position, Hitesh Khajuria of GGM Science College Jammu clinched second position, Sonia Jangaral of MIER College of Education Jammu secured third position, 4th position was shared by Parul Sharma of GGM Science College Jammu and Anjali Sharma of Bhasker Degree College Udhampur whereas 5th position was won by Surbhi Verma of GDC Reasi.

On the 5th day of its ongoing online workshop on topic "Yoga and Wellness", Govt Degree College Kalakote today conducted a lecture on "Hypokinetic Diseases".

Dr Showkat Hussain addressed all the participants on the "Causes of Hypokinetic Diseases."

A quiz competition was also conducted in which 77 students participated. Medhansh, Shifali, Asif Karim, Raja Manan Yahya, Deepika, Jeevika, Dr Sunil Mangoch and Dr Anshu were amongst the participants who scored 40 out of 40 marks.

Other faculty members who were part of today's workshop included Dr Dinesh Sharma, Prof Sachin Kumar Bhagat, Prof Anayat Ullah Khan, Dr Afa Dul, Dr Pinkey Rakwal, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed, Prof Sanjogita, Prof Shivani Thakur, Prof Esha Bhagat, Librarian Ruchika and Manoj Kumar Sharma.
Govt Degree College Dudu Basant Garh organized an online inter-collegiate essay competition on topic "Yoga-the key to wellness".

During the competition, 1st position was secured by Ashmi Angral of GDC Paloura, 2nd postion was bagged by Muzamil Arif of GDC Bhaderwah, while 3rd position was clinched by Surjeet Kumar of GDC Dudu Basant Garh.

The event was organized by Prof Pradeep Kumar Kundal, Head of the Dogri Department under the supervision of Dr Bhavnaish Chand, Principal of the College.

On the eve of 6th International Yoga Day, Government Degree College Vijaypur today organised three days workshop which will be concluded on June 21.

The workshop is being organised under the supervision of College Principal, Dr Sangeeta Sudan. The aim of the workshop is to spread awareness about the ancient Indian health practice and its various benefits.

A quiz competition was also organised in which Sarish Kumar of GDC Vijaypur, Anchal Singh of Govt MAM College and Ajay of GCET Jammu clinched 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively.

Govt Degree College Chenani today conducted various activities on the theme "Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family".

The students of the College displayed their enthusiasm by performing different activities from their respective homes including writing an essay on background and history of the Yoga, poster making on different Asans & Mudras and photography.

The program was organized under the supervision of the College Principal, Dr Pragya Khanna and the members of the organizing team included Prof Sunil Kumar, Prof Maneesh Kumar, Prof Ravi, Prof Mohinder and Prof Jagdev.

A poster making competition was organised by Govt Degree College Jindrah to aware students about the benefits of Yoga on the eve of International Yoga Day.

The competition was organised under the guidance of Prof Raj Shree Dhar, Principal of the College.

Riya Jamwal got first position, Monika Jamwal clinched second and third position was shared by Pallavi Sharma and Nargis Akhtar whereas Pallavi Sharma, Chakshu Sharma, Nisha Devi and Shivali Sharma were selected for consolation prize.

Government Polytechnic for Women Jammu today organised online competition on the slogan "Yoga" as part of a campaign for International Yoga Day.

Shweta Raina of Computer Engineering secured 1st prize, Drishti of MLT secured 2nd prize, Simran and Priya Kumari of Computer Engineering shared 3rd prize. The event was coordinated by Deepika Sharma and Hameed Malik (Lecturers of Computer Engineering).

In order to commemorate International Yoga Day 2020 and to widely propagate the idea of Yoga during Covid-19 pandemic threat, troops and families of Rising Star Corps are gearing up with series of multiple Yoga activities.
The Yoga session will be conducted at Unit level, Star hill and Mobile platform.


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