Run to end “Violence Against Women”
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violation in our world today .PCTE Group of Institutes Runs to promote the message for ending the violence faced by women which is the most extreme form of discrimination.
Margaret Nkore Kedisi, Minister counselor from Uganda Embassy did the Flag off for the run which started from Campus-II and concluded at Campus-I, where 350 boys, 200 girls and 15 faculty members completed the race. The students were highly motivated and cheered by their classmates and other faculty members. The students ran for about 2 kilometers.
Overall Sunil Kumar, HM Final year, bagged the First Position followed by Ussam, MLS-1sr Year and Hamad, MLS- 2ND Year, bagged the Second and Third Position respectively among Boys. Among girls Simran, BCA-2B bagged the First Position followed by Chimmi, ATHM-2nd Year and Glorious Niyomoongere , MLS-2ND Year bagged the Second and Third Position.
Prof. Swapan Chanana, Unit Head, PCTE said “This is a regular event, which helps the students to realize the benefits of maintaining good health and good lifestyle in the smart street world they have to create a space for themselves today”. He added that it was necessary that the students are in perfect health and activities like these shape the behavior of students. Jigime and Karma from Bhutan in PCTE said, “In oue country it is a physical tough terrain, and it makes it easier for them to jog out on even geographical ground.”
Dr. KNS Kang, Director General, PCTE Group of Institutes said that “The run was an effort on the part of institute to promote the message “ End Violence Against Women”. He also added that, Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, but also it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”