National Sports Day observed at SRMIST


National Sports Day 2021 was observed at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur in a grand manner. The event held virtually showcased the talent hub of SRMIST in the arena of sports.

Organised by Department of Physical Education & Sports, the National Sports Day speech was delivered by Col. Dr. G. Thiruvasagam, President, Association of Indian Universities and Vice Chancellor, AMET University, Chennai. Vice Chancellor of SRMIST Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan delivered the special address.

In his address, Col. Dr. G. Thiruvasagam said, “SRMIST has excellent sports infrastructure that allows its students to expand their talents.” He also emphasized that to lead a good and healthy life physical fitness is needed.

The highlight of the event was SRMIST’s sports gems who participated in this event which was attended by over 250 members.

Ms. Nethra Kumanan, 3rd B.Tech (Mech), who represented India in Sailing in the recent Toyko Olympics 2020 spoke on the support she received in SRMIST.

Ms. Malvika Bansod, 2nd B.Tech (CSE), who has been ranked India No.2 in Indian Badminton also expressed her joy in being part the institution.  Mr. Arjun Kalyan, 2nd year B.Com, Chess Grand Master; Ms. Gayathri, 2nd year MBA, Indian Basketball Player; Mr. Trilok Nag, 1st year, MBA, U-19 Indian Cricket Player and Mr. T. Srikanth, 1st year, M.Sc (Yoga), Indian Volleyball Player also spoke on the occasion to explain their games and how SRMIST has been an integral part of their sports career.

Director (Sports) Dr. K. Vaithianathan was present on the occasion. The vote of thanks was proposed by Associated Director (Sports) Dr. R. Mohanakrishnan.