Empowering Women Through Sports and Culture: JSS College Hosts Inspiring Cultural and Sports Event

Mysuru, March 27, 2024: The JSS College for Women’s Student Hostel Sports Forum hosted a memorable event celebrating women’s participation in cultural and sports activities. The occasion witnessed the presence of notable figures such as Shri Amshi Prasannakumar, Executive Editor of Kannadaprabha Newspaper, Mysore Edition, and Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College. The program was held at the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru.

Shri Amshi Prasannakumar, in his address as the chief guest, lauded the increasing involvement of women in various cultural and sports events, citing recent successes in Women’s Cricket and hockey tournaments. He underscored the positive impact of such participation on societal dynamics and urged the cultivation of extracurricular activities alongside academic pursuits. Furthermore, Prasannakumar emphasized the importance of newspaper reading for enhancing knowledge, language skills, and communication abilities among students.

In his remarks, Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, presiding over the program, emphasized the need for society to recognize and encourage the strength and potential of women. He emphasized equal opportunities for women to thrive and succeed, urging them to actively participate in extracurricular activities and develop leadership qualities. Prof. Sambashivaiah highlighted the significance of participation itself, transcending mere victory or defeat, in fostering holistic growth and development.

The winners of various competitions are as follows: Tejaswini, BCM Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru – Essay competition (1st); Sharik, JSS Law College Student Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru (2nd); Sahana, Post-Metric Girls Hostel, Shakthinagar, Mysuru (3rd); B. Nikhita, BCM Technical and Medical Student Hostel, Bogadi, Mysuru (Consolation).

Debate: Devika, D. Devraj Urs Post-Metric Girls’ Hostel, Mysuru (1st); Pratibha Bhat, JSS Women’s Hostel, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru (2nd); M. Kanchana (3rd); and B.P. Divya, Indira Gandhi Nursing Students Hostel, Mysuru (Consolation).

Throwball: JSS Women’s Hostel, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru, team (1st); JSS College, Ooty Road, Hostel team (2nd); and BCM Student Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru team (3rd).

Dr. S. Pratibha, Principal, welcomed the guests and gathering. Kum. K.G. Anitha, JSS Women’s Hostel Warden was present. Kum. D. Chinmayi welcomed and Dr. B.S. Sudeep mastered the program and gave a vote of thanks.