INTRODUCTION OF DIRECTORATE OF SPORTS

The Department of Sports, Punjabi University, Patiala came into existence on 28th February, 1963 as a tiny unit. The accelerated pace of sports achievements of the University over the recent decades have been instrumental in enabling the department to grow from strength to strength and occupy a place of prominence in the developmental road-map of the University. Headed by a regular director, the Department has a well-trained, competent and fully committed band of 24 coaches/instructors representing various disciplines.

It needs no reiteration that the Department has been moving on the path of sustained growth, both quantitative and qualitative, speedily and steadily crossing important milestones one after the other in terms of improved sports infrastructure development, management (conduct and organization) of intercollegiate and inter-university sports competitions, and coaching-training facilities…