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PAU students shine at inter-agriculture youth fest

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  LUDHIANA, February 21, 2014
First Published: 17:55 IST(21/2/2014) | Last Updated: 17:57 IST(21/2/2014)

The students of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) brought laurels to the university by winning a gold medal in group mime, a silver medal in light vocal solo and a bronze medal in Indian group song at the 14th All India Inter-Agricultural Universities Youth Festival organised by Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), New Delhi, at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore (Karnataka), recently.


PAU vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon congratulated the winners. Director, Students' Welfare, Ravinder Kaur Dhaliwal, said that participation in sports and co-curricular activities helped in developing self-confidence and enhancing personality of the students.

She lauded the PAU students for the discipline and dedication shown in the festival. Welfare officer Satvir Singh said a contingent comprising 27 members from the PAU participated in more than

17 events which pertained to literary, fine arts, theatre, music and dance. Singh added that a total of 43 agricultural universities from across India participated in this festival.

"They learnt many new things about the city of Bangalore also,"he added. He also said that Prasad S Burange, assistant professor, entomology department, Gunjan Sachdeva, assistant teacher and other professors from department of agricultural journalism, languages and culture had also accompanied with the students.


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