Chief Minister Pema Khandu graced the inaugural ceremony of XIX University Festival as the Chief Guest at Rono Hills on 7th November 2018. Shri Kipa Babu, Vice President, State BJP attended as the Guest of the Honour. Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha, DSW Prof. Kesang Degi, Faculty Members, Administrative Officers, Staffs and students welcome the dignitaries and joined the inaugural ceremony. The events to run between 7th to10th Nov have all students divided into four houses – Sela, Mayodia, Patkai and Kangte. “The houses have been named after the natural heritages of the state, so as to display its pride”. The aim of the festival is to “promote discipline, sportsmanship and competitive spirit among the students.”
The houses will compete in events such as games and sports, track and field, literary and fine arts, cultural events, and the Mr. and Miss University titles.
Inaugural Ceremony of XIX University Festival