Amity University – India’s premier multi-disciplinary multi-campus university – recently hosted its Annual Golf Tournament and the message this year was to promote sustainability and greener environment. The tournament ended on a noble note with Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, founder president Amity Education Group kick-starting the plantation drive and urging everyone to take care of the environment which is the need of the hour. Hosted at the Noida Golf Club, the event was graced by more than 120 golfers from corporate houses, bureaucrats and politicians, senior government officials and high-ranking diplomats.
An annual sporting event, Amity Golf Tournament is one of the key initiatives by Amity Education Group. The convergence is an excellent platform for networking and exchanging thoughts on different issues with some of the brightest minds in the industry as well as reinforcing the importance of health and wellness. On the occasion, the students and alumni also got an opportunity to interact and exchange their thoughts with industry think tanks. Mayur Rastogi bagged the overall winner’s trophy for the tournament. In the female category Nazm Prasad won the trophy with 33 points. Rakesh Sharma and Nitirath Minhas won the trophy under Handicap 17 and above category.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Dr. Chauhan said, “I congratulate all the participants who are go-getters in their respective fields and have taken Golf as their passion. I am very glad that Team Amity together with Noida Golf Club did a marvelous job and organized this wonderful event. We, at Amity University, always believed in honoring and encouraging talent and we will continue to do so with such initiatives.”
Congratulating the winners, Dr. Chauhan added, “At Amity, we strive to create a platform to initiate dialogue between people from different walks of life; to create bridges between academia and industry to network with government, researchers, corporates and international thought leaders. Through the Amity Golf Tournament, we have brought all these people on one platform to help foster this dialogue. We have also involved many of our students and alumni to participate in this event and it is when we develop connections and initiate discussion to come up with better solution on education, research and training.”
The Amity Golf Tournament 2019 takes forward the legacy of providing world-class sporting excellence in India. The event was graced by eminent personalities including corporate honchos from Accenture, IIFL Wealth, Delhi Metro, BBC, Google. Dignitaries from the High Commission of Malaysia, CAG India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Embassy of Spain, Embassy of Vietnam, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of External Affairs, were also present at the event.
The participants acknowledged the commendable efforts of Amity to make it a memorable sports and networking event for everyone and bid adieu with a promise to meet at the next edition of Amity Golf Tournament.Posted in Campus, News