Fests and Events

NSIT Sports Meet ’12

Taking cue from last year, Sports meet this time was also held along with Moksha under the guidance of Mr. Praveen Saroha, Director of Physical education in NSIT. With sufficient number of sponsors like Numero Uno, Time, Usha, DD Sports and others and the budget being raised from 3 to 5 lakhs, a lot of cash prizes were given in the events. The chief guest for our Sports meet was former cricketer, Mr. Vivek Razdan, who has played One Day Internationals(ODIs) for India in International Cricket from 1989 to 1991 and is now a coach and cricket commentator. He was quite satisfied with the sports and gym facilities in our campus and advised the students to make the best use of these facilities.
The main events, basketball, Football and Cricket were a huge hit. The ECE fourth years won the football tournament against COE first years who were runner ups. The ICE fourth years won boys basketball tournament against ECE second years while the volleyball match was won by ICE second years. The second years won the girls basketball match against the first years. Badminton, Chess, Table tennis and arm wrestling conducted in hostels also saw a huge turn-out.
The winning team in cricket match got a cash prize of Rs 5000. This year, the chess and football team also participated in Intercollege events and made us proud. The chess team stood at fourth place in the Intercollege competition and the college team was awarded Rs 3000 and gifts sponsored by Numero Uno. The football team was also awarded the same amount and gifts from Filla for competing quarter finals. DD Sports also covered our sports meet.
The Sports meet Director, Mr. Praveen Saroha was very satisfied with the success and was proud of his team for pulling it so well. While students were at their sporting best in the month of March, the professors were also not far behind. Batsmen like Khushil Saini Sir and Neeraj Kumar Sir were seen giving a hard time to bowlers Tarun Kumar Rawat Sir and others.
Events like Long Jump, Shotput, Javelin and Discus throw were also very popular amongst boys but low participation amongst girls was a turnoff. But nonetheless, this year’s performance was better than last year. Ajay Dabbas(men) and Monalisa(women) were awarded the titles for best athletes at the meet .The total participation in all events was around 5000. Even if one considers the same people participating in multiple events, it still was something to watch out. The major attraction in the Sports meet was the cycle stunts done by kids. They put an enthralling show bringing out the spirit in the crowd. The last day also saw a standing ovation coming from sports enthusiasts of NSIT for Sachin Tendulkar on making his 100th century giving a perfect end to this year’s Sports meet.