Asian Education Group (AEG) recently conducted its mega annual inter-college sports event – ATHLEEMA 2019-Season 7 – between 13th to 15thMarch 2019 at the sprawling Jasola Sports Complex, New Delhi with its famous punch of excitement and grandeur!
After two days of intense competitions at Jasola Sports Complex on 13th & 14th March 2109, the grand ‘Valedictory’ function for ATHLEEMA-Season 7 was held on Friday, 15th March 2019 at the AEG campus in Noida to felicitate students for their exemplary performance and zealous participation at the games.
The auditorium was packed like sardines, with winners and participants from 36 colleges and universities – including the three constituent group colleges of Asian Education Group, namely Asian Business School (ABS), Asian School of Business (ASB) & Asian Law College (ALC) – waiting for their moment of glory receiving their trophies and medals from none other than the magnate of Indian television and films, Dr. Sandeep Marwah!
The valedictory ceremony began with the warm welcoming of the AEG President, Dr. Sandeep Marwah and AEG Directors, Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava, Mr. Saurabh Sharma & Mr. Gurdeep Singh Raina, as well as Director of Asian Law College, Dr. Salim Akhtar. AEG Directors expressed their delight at the wholehearted and joyous participation of students for the various events over the preceding two days, i.e. 13th & 14th of March 2019 at the Jasola Sports Complex.
AEG President, Dr. Sandeep Marwah complimented and applauded the winners and, in a beautiful moment, also conveyed that he was himself tempted by the beautiful shining trophies! Not to let go unnoticed those that did not win, he doled out a motivational couplet in his customary style which talked about encouragement and taking every failure as a stepping stone to victory. This won thumping applause from the packed auditorium. He further encouraged students to take sports seriously as it was sincerely being recognized as an important aspect of attaining success and a wonderful personality!
This was followed by the result declaration for which event coordinators were invited on stage to announce winners in their respective categories.
A very special award was initiated this year to galvanize students into adopting sports earnestly, namely, “The Sportsperson of the Year” for both boys and girls separately.
This coveted award carried the prestige of being given to a student who was exceptionally active in all quarters of events and activities throughout the year and worked towards team building and motivation. Kritika Pagrotra of ABS and Pranshu Tanwar of ALC in the female and male category respectively were the proud recipients of this prestigious award for this opening year!
The valedictory function came to a close with the customary ‘Vote of Thanks’ delivered by Mr. Ravi Sharma Assistant Dean-CRC, Asian Business School.