JNTU Kakinada to provide incentives to sportspersons

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Kakinada, Oct 14 (UNI) The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University here would offer incentives and attendance to students, who perform exceedingly well in national and inter-university sports competitions, University Vice-Chancellor Allam Apparao said today.

Participating in a meeting of physical directors of affiliated colleges, he said it was the university's policy that every affiliated college appoint a physical education personnel to ensure that students were physically fit.

He said the JNTU Kakinada would be able to conduct inter-university tournaments from next academic year. It had succeeded in getting membership in the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.

JNTU College of Engineering Principal E V Prasad said being an autonomous institution, they were planning to introduce one year and two year Diploma courses in sports sciences shortly.

University Registrar V Ravindra said the university was contemplating to conduct workshops on sports medicine, sports sciences and other sports-related subjects.


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