Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria visits Sri Sri Aniruddha Deva Sports University in Dibrugarh
Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria on Friday visited the Sri Sri Aniruddha Deva Sports University coming up at Chabua in Dibrugarh district.
DIBRUGARH: Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria on Friday visited the Sri Sri Aniruddha Deva Sports University coming up at Chabua in Dibrugarh district. The Governor was accompanied by Vice-Chancellor of Sri Sri Aniruddha Deva Sports University Prof JP Verma, Chabua MLA Punakon Baruah, Dibrugarh DC Biswajit Pegu and key officials of the Sports and Welfare Department.
The Governor also chaired a meeting where he discussed the needs and potential of the Sports University to enhance sports education. The governor later visited the multi-disciplinary sports complex coming up at Khanikar on the outskirts of Dibrugarh town beside the Dibrugarh town bypass, and assessed its progress.
The sports university is named after Sri Sri Aniruddhadeva, a great Vaishnava saint and a social reformer from Assam in the medieval period.
The primary aim of the university is to prepare top tier sports scientists, physical educationists and sports coaches and high-class researchers in the area of sport psychology, exercise science, sport bio-mechanics, sport medicine, sport physiotherapy and health education, sport technology and sport analytics.
The university also plans to create world level infrastructures for training elite athletes for enhancing medal tallies for India in international sport competitions. The university intends to be at the epicentre of sports development in Assam and neighbouring states and contribute in making India the sporting powerhouse of the world.