JOJI REDDY. Asst. Professor,
Secretary Sports Council,
Office Phone: 08554 – 272784
HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT & SPORTS COUNCIL
The Department of Physical Education was established in the year 1948 in the old campus. Later it was shifted to new campus. The present area has been chosen for establishing the Gym, Pavilion, Play fields and the Department in and around 11acres. The land is earmarked for different new play fields like Indoor Stadium, Synthetic Tennis courts, Building for Indoor games and Yoga & Meditation, Swimming pool and Turf Wicket for Cricket matches.
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur has been formed as separate University under the Andhra Pradesh State Government Act No 30 of 2008, dated 21st September – 2008. As per the norm of AIU JNTUA, Anantapur has constituted Sports Council in the month of February 2010 where the Hon`ble Vice-Chancellor is the Chairman, Registrar is the Treasurer, Physical Education personnel is the Convener and respected Directors and Principals of Constituent colleges are the members. In the month of June 2010 the University has received permanent affiliation membership in Association of Indian Universities. Ever since we became the Member University in the AIU, Our University is deputing number of teams to South Zone and All India Inter University Tournaments to encourage engineering students.
AIM OF THE SPORTS COUNCIL
The Sports Council of JNTUA Anantapur is promoting Physical Education and sports on par with regular academics in constituent and affiliated colleges. The University is well recognized the value of sports and physical activities as a means of developing personality promoting social harmony and discipline. The department provides ample opportunity to the students to utilize their leisure time with physical activities as well as Yoga &Meditation in order to reduce their stress in their day to day education system. Physical fitness is not only the most important keys to healthy body it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual abilities. We encourage mass participation towards physical activities which enhance the overall cognitive abilities of the students. The Sports Council JNTUA is monitoring the sports activities of the University as well as in constituent and affiliated colleges. Our University desires to prepare all the Sports events to South Zone and All India Inter University Tournaments regularly. Sports Council of the University is encouraging constituent & affiliated colleges to come forward to organize University teams selection trials, Athletic meets and Annual Inter Collegiate events on behalf of the University in their respective institutions every year.
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