The 2 days 7th Inter-zonal youth fest of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University concluded at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. The closing & prize distribution ceremony was graced by Cabinet Minister, Social Security, Woman & Child Development, Govt. of Punjab, Dr. Baljit Kaur while the inauguration was done by Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab S. Chetan Singh Jouramajra.
Gurlal Singh, MLA, Ghanaur was Guest of Honour and Prof. Dr. Buta Singh Sidhu, Vice Chancellor, MRSPTU, Bathinda was Chief Patron. Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh Dhot, Director, Sports & Youth Welfare, MRSPTU, Bathinda was special guest. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges presided over the event.
Dr. Baljit Kaur while congratulating all winning & participating colleges during prize distribution ceremony said that youth festivals aim to propagate the concept of national integration, spirit of communal harmony, brotherhood, courage and adventure amongst the youth by exhibiting their cultural prowess at a common platform.
While appreciating Aryans team in hosting the youth fest she further said that Aryans Group is now one of the leading educational institutions. She has participated in various Aryans events in past & the group is really doing remarkable job in providing education without any tuition fee for needy & deserving students, she added.
Dr. Anshu Kataria while thanking the minister said that Aryans Group is really privileged that Cabinet Minister has graced the closing ceremony of youth fest. He also thanked MRS-PTU for allotting Youth fest to Aryans.
Youth should be involved more in co-curricular activities as such festivals build self-esteem and confidence of the youth. Their creativity is developed and honed in these competitions, He added.
MRSPTU- Bathinda main campus was adjudged the winner of overall trophy. SD College of Pharmacy, Barnala & Baba Farid College of Engineering & Technology, Deon, Bathinda stood 1st Runner Up while Guru Gobind Singh College of Management & Technology, Giddarbaha stood 2nd runner up.
The event witnessed participation thousands of students from around 20 colleges of the region in more than 38 events under 5 different categories. Aryans Colleges of pharmacy won second position in classical dancing. Best actor male & female category was won by SD College & Young Scholars College, Barnala respectively. Best Dancer title was won by Baba Farid College, Bathinda.
Aryans College of Pharmacy, Rajpura. Baba Farid College of Engineering & Technology, Deon, Bathinda; Bharat Group of Colleges, Sardulgarh, Mansa Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Polytechnic College for Girls, Patiala; Guru Gobind Singh College of Management & Technology, Giddarbaha; Guru Ram Das College of Pharmacy, Malout; MRSPTU, Main Campus, Bathinda; Punjab Institute of Technology; Moga; Punjab Institute of Technology, Nandgarh; Punjab Institute of Technology, Rajpura; Punjab State Aeronautical Engineering College, Patiala; SD College of Pharmacy, Barnala; Universal College, Patran, Patiala and Young Scholars College, Handiaya, Distt. Barnala etc. participated.