tournament - Krishna University

Sports Board, Krishna University came into existence in July
2011 and it functions under the Chairmanship of
Prof.V.Venkiah, Vice-Chancellor, Krishna University. The
Sports Board, KRU, has been able to carve out a name for itself
among the high achievers in the field of sports and games,
mostly by the impressive support it has enjoyed from several
quarters, the most important of them being the University
Administration. Periodically the Sports Board comes up with a
lot of well meaning suggestions to be considered by the
University authorities to foster sports talents, most of which
have been well received
The Sports Board co-ordinates and regulates the Sports
activities of the affiliated Colleges spread over in the Krishna
District of Andhra Pradesh., numbering 145 as on date. It also
organizes the annual programmes including the following:
a) Inter-Collegiate Tournament for Men & Women
b) Inter-Collegiate Athletic Meet for Men & Women
Another important activity of the Sports Board is making the affiliated colleges to
participate in the Inter-University tournaments organized by the Association of Indian
Universities. The Sports Board also carry out the following activities:
a) Selection trials for University teams in 36 disciplines of Sports and games
meant for both men &women.
We take utmost care in team selection for varsity meets. We have selection
committees with experts in the panel and only merit gets priority.
b) The initial selection is followed by coaching camps, depending upon the nature
of the games by utilizing the services of expert Physical Directors from affiliated
Colleges, coaches from Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh and Sport Authority
of India.
c) Sending various contingents to different venues for the Inter University
tournaments organized by the Association of Indian Universities by appointing
suitable coaches and managers to train and accompany the teams.
One of the recent achievements of the Sports Board is the organization of South Zone Inter University
Tennis (Men) tournament allocated to the University by the Association of Indian Universities,. Upon
consideration of the dynamism of the Administrators of the Krishna University , in spite of several
constraints, the Sports Board has succeeded in organization of the South Zone Inter University Tennis
Men Tournament at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from January 17th to 21st ,2013 with a great
success. Totally 39 Universities had taken part in this event. On this Occasion, our sincere thanks to the
Management of Andhra Loyola College, Principal, Staff and Department of Physical Education for
providing play facilities, accommodation to the participants and Team officials and extending their whole
hearted co-operation. On this occasion, our special thanks to Sri G.Ganga Raju garu, Chairman, Laila
Group of Companies for donating Rs.50,000/-to organize this mega event. Also our special thanks to the
affiliated colleges Management and Principals for permitting their Physical Directors in the organization
of this mega event very successfully.
First Place
Second Place
Third Place
Fourth Place
: University of Madras, Chennai
: Anna University , Chennai
: SRM University,Kattankulathur(Chennai)
: Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
* PHYSICAL EDUCATION PERSONNEL(Physical Directors) at Colleges.
out of 145 affiliated Colleges, we have only 28 Lecturers/Physical Directors.
Govt.Colleges – 05,Aided Colleges – 13, Un Aided Colleges 10
During 2012-13 academic year, our University had sent as many as 34University teams
for both South Zone/All India Inter University tournaments held at various parts of the
Nation..The University Vice-Chancellor Prof.Venkiah garu
and Registrar
Prof.D.Suryachandra Rao garu did a good thing by enhancing the budget for the second
year from Rs.12.0 lakhs to 20.0 lakhs , thus helping potential medal winning teams to
undergo intensive training at the camps. Games and Sports like Archery, Weight lifting,
Boxing and Athletics have made tremendous improvement, quality wise this
year.Mr.K.V.Suresh,Gymnast Final B.Com student of SRR&CVR Govt.Degree College,
Vijayawada secured Gold Medal in Pommel Horse event at All India Inter University
Gymnastics Championship held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
Women weight lifterMiss.J.Pallavi and Power Lifter Miss.SK.Nageena of
SDM Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala,Vijayawada who stood in 4th positions in
their weight categories, at All India Inter University Weight and Power
Lifting Competitions held at M.L.S.University,Udaipur.These two lifters
Rao,Boxer,who has shown better performance and reached semi final round
in his Weight category. Our University Archers were also did their best and
reached the final rounds. They also missed their medals with a marginal
score. Over all the performance of the University teams was good at Inter
University Tournaments.
During this academic year(2013-2014) our University authorities allocated
Rs. 25.0 lakhs for Sports and Games in the University Budget..This is a big
amount and the sports budget was raised from Rs.20.0 lakhs to Rs.25.0 lakhs
for this academic year. For your information there are 13 new universities
permitted by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2008.Ours is the only
University allotting this much budget ,fielding more than 34 university teams
to Inter- university competitions , honoring meritorious sportsmen and IUT
medalists with cash awards.
The Association of Indian Universities has entrusted the responsibility to our
University to organize South Zone Inter University Kabaddi (Women) tournament
during this academic year. We have to organize this event in first week of
November 2013.
On behalf of all the Lecture’s in Physical Education of the affiliated colleges ,we
are grateful and thankful to our Honorable Vice-Chancellor Pro. Vunnam Venkiah
garu for his great
support and encouragement. My sincere thanks to
Prof.D.Sryachandra Rao garu ,Registrar, Krishna University for his co-operation
and guidance through- out the academic year. I also thank all the other University
teaching , Non-Teaching staff and Sports Board members for their excellent cooperation.
My special thanks to all the Principal’s of the affiliated Colleges, who extended a
good support and co-operation in organizing the Inter –Collegiate tournaments
cum University team selections and coaching camps at their Colleges.
I close my report by expressing my hope and wish that we would continue to enjoy
everyone’s support and co-operation in keeping the flag of Krishna University
flying always the highest.
Secretary, Sports Board,
Krishna University

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