The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, November 16
Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar has been selected for the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Maka) Trophy in the National Sports Awards announced by the Union Sports Ministry for the year 2022.
Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar has won the Maka Trophy, which is given to the best university in sports among the universities of the country, for a record 24th time. In sports awards, Commonwealth Games medalist weightlifter Vikas Thakur of Punjab has been selected for the Arjuna Award while archery coach Jeevanjot Singh Teja has been chosen for the Dronacharya Award and Hockey Olympian Dharamvir Singh for the Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer congratulated all the players and coaches of Guru Nanak Dev University under the leadership of Vice Chancellor Dr. Jaspal Singh Sandhu for this proud achievement. He said that it is a matter of pride for Punjab that this prestigious university of Punjab has won the Maka Trophy for the record 24th time. He also congratulated the players and coach of Punjab who won the national award.