Bhubaneswar, 26/12/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- The Biggest University Sports – “National University Games 2017-18” for All India Inter University Archery (M/W), Cricket, Inter Zonal Basketball (M), Tennis (M) Tournament 2017-18 has been started in KIIT University Campus from 1st to 4th Oct 2017. A gathering of 3000 players & officials of 320 teams from 250 universities across the country have been assembled for this mega event. This mega sports event from 26th to 30th December organized by KIIT Deemed to be University and KISS Deemed University in Association with Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
The Tournament was inaugurated by Prof. A.Samanta, Hon’ble Founder, KIIT & KISS along with the presence of Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar, KIIT Deemed to be University; B. D. Vanar, AIU Observer for All India Archery; Deep Solanki of EUSAI and Dr. Gaganendu Dash, Director, Sports, KIIT. As many as 1020 participants have participated in All India Archery tournament, while in Lawn Tennis (M) 96 and in Basket Ball (M) 192 participants have participated. On this occasion the Logo of KIIT & KISS Sports Department was launched. The East Zone University Cricket tournament is also going on in KIIT. Earlier in October East zone All India University games in Badminton (M & W), Basketball (M), Volleyball (M), Tennis (M) and All India University Yoga (M & W) tournament was held for the first time in Odisha.