The IIT Kanpur is organizing it’s Annual Sports Festival UDGHOSH 2017. The 14th edition of UDGHOSH will be held between 12 – 15 October 2017. This is the largest sports extravaganza of India. UDGHOSH has become the largest and most zestful student festivals in India.
This year UDGHOSH will be witnessing nearly 2,500 participants, who come from all prestigious colleges across the nation including the IITs, IIMs and NITs. There will be a plethora of events like Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Carom, Chess, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Kho-Kho, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Powerlifting.
What’s new in UDGHOSH’17
- UDGHOSH will be organizing new competitions like Kabbadi, Handball, Sports Quiz and also Mr. UDGHOSH. Mr. UDGHOSH is a unique body building competition to be judged by Mr. Gaurav Taneja, Founder, FIT Muscle TV and an Alumni of IIT Kharagpur.
- CYCLOTHON: A cycling competition organized by UDGHOSH for all age groups. The motto is to encourage pollution free environment and healthy living. The Chief Guest will be Miss. Nauzhat Parween.
- Marathon: With the theme of ‘Swach Bharat’ UDGHOSH organized a marathon in Kanpur with about 5,000 participants. This marathon was successful enough to spread awareness about a cleaner future. UDGHOSH is doing its best to build public toilets all over Kanpur.
UDGHOSH is organizing ‘UDAAN’- Sports for specially abled people. A series of new events are being started which incorporates opportunities for physically disabled participants to represent themselves as a part of the sports society. The new events include Athletics, Table Tennis, Chess, Carom and Archery.
There will be numerous informal events held during the fest to chill the heat. These events include Treasure hunt, live Counter Strike, Piker, Zorbing, Paintball, Archery, Shooting and many others interesting events.
IIT Kanpur is inviting everyone to participate in UDGHOSH.