Fit India Movement is a nation-wide movement in India to encourage people to remain healthy and fit by including physical activities and sports in their daily lives. The movement was launched by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi on 29th August, 2019 on the occasion of National Sports Day. The Prime Minister urged the people of the country to make fitness their lifestyle.
At Uttaranchal Institute of Management, Uttaranchal University, we have adopted and enshrined these words into our day-to-day curriculum as the philosophy that guides our everyday activities in the college.
The Fit India Club of UIM organized ‘Sports Meet’ with great zeal and excitement. The students participated in a wide range of sports events which included Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis and Chess. The event was headed by Sports In-charge Mr.Farman Ali (along with Dr. Monisha Awasthi, Ms. Shailee Parmar, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Mr. Praveen Saini, Mr. Rakesh Semwal, Mr. Ishteyaaq Ahmad and Mr. Amarjeet Rawat) from 10th February to 27th February, 2020. The Finale of this event was held on February 27th, 2020 which was inaugurated by Director-UIM Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Suri, who was accompanied by Dr. Anshul Sharma (HOD – Management) and Dr. Sonal Sharma (HOD – IT).
All the matches were conducted on knock-out basis and played in both Boys’ and Girls’ Categories. All the players showed their grit & sportsman spirit and competed ferociously and delivered their best performance.
The Finals of Cricket Match was played between MBA and BCA/B.Sc.(IT) on 27th February, 2020, in which BCA scored 89 runs. The MBA Team chased this score within 08 Overs in the 10 Over Match thus winning by four wickets. Mr. Shivam Kumar was the top scorer of this game who contributed 41 runs to the MBA Team.
The Final Football Match was played between BBA/B.Com. and BCA/B.Sc.(IT) on 20th February, 2020, wherein B.Sc. (IT) emerged as the Winner.
The Final Match of Volleyball was won by Team B of BBA under the captaincy of Shahnawaz Husain. In Girls’ Category, MBA (Team A), under the supervision of Anushka Chaudhary, defeated MBA (Team B).
The Winner of Chess in Boys’ Category was Mayank Rajput [BBA, III Year] and the Runner-up was Aman Rawat [B.Sc. (IT), II Year].The Winner in Girls’ Category was Mansi Dev of BBA I Year and the Runner-up was Himani Verma from MBA I Year.
The Winner of Basketball in Boys’ Category was MCA (Team A) while in Girls’ Category the Winner was Team A of B.Sc.(IT)
The Winner of Table Tennis in Boys’ Category was Anuj Bhandari of BBA III Year and Runner-up was Sachin Panwar of BBA I Year. The Winner in Girls’ Category was Rakhi Rawat B.Com.(Hons.), III Year and Runner-up was Himani Chand of BCA, III Year.
The captains and all the participants appreciated the move of the college management to encourage the students to participate in sports and focus on their overall (physical and mental) development.