state-athletics-meetIIT Kharagpur sets new example in State Athletics meet

Xtra Time--Kolkata (July 1, 2017)

For the first time in their history, IIT Kharagpur participated in the West Bengal Sports meet by sending 6 of their students to compete in the prestigious event. The man behind this plan of encouraging students to pursue sports along with their studies is Coach Pranab Sarkar. Pranab who was a former teacher of DPS Ruby Park came to IIT-KGP 3 years ago and is a professor of Sports Science. He is also currently pursuing his PhD at Jadavpur University and is also a Bengal record holder and gold medal winner. He has undertaken coaching from the renowned athletic coach, Kuntal Ray. He has asked his students to pursue sports in their free time and was happy when some of his students responded and had fared well in the sports meet. (Read More)