The Students Welfare Board aims to promote the social, cultural and spiritual growth of the students through a host of activities round the year. Annual sports competitions, cultural festivals like Ras-garba, celebration of National days, and social activities such as blood donation drives, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, awareness lectures for youth are the recurring features of campus life. Competitions at institute and inter-institute level in sports like cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, kho-kho, kabaddi, lawn tennis, badminton, table tennis, carom, chess, and athletics are held all through the year. Moreover, adventure activities, like mountaineering camps in the Himalayas and desert adventure camps, are also arranged from time to time.
Cultural activities conducted under Students Welfare Board
The University emphasises on the overall development of the students and extracurricular activities play a vital role in it. Cultural activities lead to the development of many important soft skills, such as resource management, public speaking, teamwork, leadership, and ethics.
The campus is well equipped with the necessary state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitate all types of cultural activities, including musical performance, dance, theatre, painting, fashion show, etc. NUZEAL, without doubt, is the biggest and most awaited cultural event, organised every year by the University.
Issues like Gender Equality, Exploitation in Education, Importance of Morals and Ethics, Patriotism, Communal Riots, Need for Global Citizenship, Environmental Issues are covered through different cultural events.
The University encourages participation of the students in various state and national level cultural activities held at different institutions and universities across the country.
Garba, the famous dance form of Gujarat, is loved and enjoyed by people from all sections of the society and across all age groups during the Navratri period. The University organises its annual Ras-Garba Mahotsav (RAMZAT) on the first Saturday after Navratri.
Celebration of National Days
On the occasion of Independence Day, the University organises the flag hoisting ceremony at its campus. Renowned dignitaries from the various walks of life are invited as the Chief Guest for the occasion. A patriotic song competition is conducted on this occasion as a mark of respect for our freedom fighters.
The 26 th January is observed as the Republic day in India. On this red-letter day, India was declared as a sovereign nation. On this occasion, the University conducts an array of events, including the flag hoisting ceremony where dignitaries are invited as the Chief Guest, plus an exhibition of photographs shot by University students is opened for all, to name a few.
International Day of Yoga
The United Nations General Assembly declared 21 st June as International Day of Yoga. To mark the occasion, the Government of India celebrates this day in a befitting manner all over the country. In the same vein, the University celebrates International Day of Yoga in its campus every year. All University officers, teaching and non-teaching staff, perform yoga under a trainer in the morning.
Sports activities conducted under Students Welfare Board
The University encourages participation of the students in various state and national level sports activities organised at different institutions and universities across the country.
University Annual Sports event, Institute level sports activities, and Inter-University sports tournaments are organised on a regular basis throughout the year. Training camps for sports, adventure camps, mountaineering, etc are planned for the overall development of the students.
The Students Activity Centre has ample space for a host of indoor sports activities. It has facilities for several indoor games including carom, chess and table tennis.
The campus has world-class infrastructure to facilitate almost all outdoor sports activities. It has a well-maintained cricket ground with three hard bowling pitches. Training nets are also provided during the practice sessions.
Further, there is a running track, three lawn tennis courts, two volleyball courts, two basketball courts, and space for football and kho-kho as well.
The University has a well-equipped modern gymnasium. The gymnasium is open for students during 4 pm to 8 pm on all working days. A trainer is also available to provide guidance and assistance, wherever necessary. The gym facility is complimentary for students staying in University hostels and is provided at a very nominal fee to other students.
Dr Amee Nair
Institute Coordinator, Students Welfare Board