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Physical Education Print

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The Department of Physical Education has been in existence since the inception of the College in the year 1968. The extensive play-fields in 9.44 acres of land provide facilities for students to participate in major games. The College authorities are encouraging games and sports. It is believed that physical fitness is the foundation of healthy living. Physical fitness is necessary for everyone to do their day-to-day activities. We concentrate on all-round development of students. Our students achieved many laurels through games and sports. Our College sportsmen and women have been making our College famous by their remarkable achievements. The Department is well equipped and sports activities are being conducted to the entire satisfaction of our administrators, staff and students.

Mr. E.S.Veerabaghu B.A., M.PEd., N.S.N.I.S., T.C.Y., served as the Physical Director of our College for more than 29 years and retired from service in the year 1998. He was a model Physical Director and a strict disciplinarian. He was an outstanding athlete and represented India in the International Veteran Athletic Meet held at Singapore in the year 1987 and won the Gold Medal. It was something unparalleled. He excelled in athletics. He represented Tamilnadu in the Marathon Race held at Maharashtra and got Second Place. He won the First places in 5000 metres and 10,000 metres race in the First National Veteran Athletic Meet (age group above 45) held at Bangalore in 1987. He also bagged the Gold Medals in 5000 Mts. and 10,000 Mts. run in National Veteran Athletic Meet (age group above 60) held at Bhopal in 2000.

Now he is serving as a Member of the selection Committee for the Tamilnadu State Kabaddi Association. He is conducting Yoga Classes for the people in and around Vickramasingapuram through Thirumoolar Yoga Centre, Papanasam.

After the retirement of Mr.E.S.Veerabagu, Dr.B.Palanikumar has been the Director of Physical Education since 19.06.2000. The following are the awards and honours of the present Director of Physical Education, Dr.B.Palanikumar.

  • Represented Alagappa University Football Team in the South Zone Inter-University Football Tournament held at Thrisur in 1993.
  • Represented Alagappa University Football Team in the South Zone Inter-University Football Tournament held at Hyderabad in 1994.
  • Represented Annamalai University Football Team in the South Zone Inter-University Football Tournament held at Mysore in 1995.
  • Represented Annamalai University Football Team in the South Zone Inter-University Football Tournament held at Karnataka in 1996.
  • Represented Annamalai University Athletics team in the All India Inter- University Athletic Meet held at Chandigargh in 1996 and won the Fourth place in 4 × 100 mts. Relay.