|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Nov 22: PN Doshi Women's College, Mumbai in collaboration with the Directorate of Sports and Physical Education -University of Jammu today organized a magnanimous event "CYCLOTHON". The event was flagged-off by Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, Vice Chancellor Jammu University, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion along with Dr. Daud Iqbal Baba, Director, Directorate of Sports and Physical Education as a special guest. Around 400 people including students, academia, dignitaries from both civil society and industry were present on the occasion.
Dr. Daud Iqbal Baba, Director, Directorate of Sports and Physical Education briefed about the event that the Govt. of India has started awareness campaign through BetiBachao- BetiPadhao.
This Cyclothon is organized on the same theme that "Education is every Girl's Right, which will make our future bright."A team of 21 amateur enthusiastic girl cyclist is eager to set out an ambitious exploit of Cycling about 3700 Kilometers in 34 days from Jammu to Kanyakumari to propagate the message of girl's education. While speaking on the occasion Prof. Dhar applauded the efforts put in by the staff of Smt. P.N. Doshi Women's College, Mumbai, Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu, Coaches, staff and students for their untiring contribution towards the successful organization of the event.
Prominent among others who were present were Dr. Asha Menon, Principal SPN Doshi College, Dr. S.Kumudhavalli, Director, SPN Doshi College, AbhayKhethni, Trustee, PiyushAvalani, Trustee, GunwantRachh and Sanjay Patel, Incharges of Cyclothon, Rajesh Sharma, Territory Manager, Rajesh Padha, Marathon runner, Vikas Karlopia, Ravish Vaid, Raj Kumar Bakshi, Gagan Kumar, P. D. Singh, Sanjay Verma, Sanjeev Sharma, andofficers of BPCL, HPCL, FIREFOX, members of the civil society.