Anantnag: Kashmir University’s South Campus joined the countrywide celebrations related to Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day.
The day-long programme was organised by the NSS Unit, South Campus, and included a series of events like Unity Run, Essay Competition and Fit India Plog Run.
The events witnessed a remarkable participation of NSS volunteers and students from seven departments.
Earlier, Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday flagged off the Unity Run and Fit India Plog Run.
Asserting that the Campus remains abuzz with student-oriented activities, Dr Khanday urged the students to join the National Service Scheme and volunteer to work towards the welfare of the society.
The Unity Run was conducted to instill unity among the student community for their greater good, he said, adding that the Campus envisages organising more such activities in the near future.
Programme Officer NSS Unit Dr Irfana Rashid apprised the volunteers about the advantages of joining the NSS and further highlighted the key objectives of the National Unity Day.
In the essay competition, Sameena Bashir from the Department of Education clinched the first position, while Danish Nazir from the Institute of Nursing and Anum Shabir from the Department of Management Studies bagged the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
In the Unity Run, Bilal Ahmad from the Department of Education secured the first position while Zubair Ahmad from the Department of Education and Salik from the Institute of Nursing won the 2nd and 3rd positions, respectively.
Later, a prize-distribution ceremony was held wherein the position holders were felicitated with mementos and certificates by Dr Khanday.