Hyderabad: The Annual Intra-Mural Sports Fest, Lakshya, for the students of GITAM Hyderabad Business School began on a colourful note on August 31. Prof. Y Lakshman Kumar, Dean & Director, GITAM HBS, inaugurated Lakshya-2018 by lighting the torch and starting a friendly match of Kabaddi.
Addressing the students of MBA, BBA and BCom (Hons.) on the occasion, Prof. Lakshman Kumar said that Lakshya is part of the tradition of the institute. He dwelt on how participation in sports, such as in Lakshya, helps the management students. The Dean advised the students to learn from sports that they should take success and failure in their stride and that they should enjoy the participation. These lessons will help them navigate their professional and personal life with a sportive spirit.
P Sitaram, DSP, Patancheru participated as chief guest in the inaugural ceremony and said Lakshya is an ideal platform for the students for wholesome recreation and for showcasing their skills. Lakshya-2018 provides an opportunity to the students of GITAM HBS to showcase their talent in the sporting events of Kabaddi, Badminton, Cricket, Table Tennis, Caroms, Volleyball, Football, Throwball and Athletics. Senior students of MBA coordinated the event under the guidance of the faculty coordinators Dr Roopalatha and Dr Ch Thirupathi.