Report by India Education bureau, Chandigarh: First, International Conference of Physical Education and Sports Sciences under the aegis of International Forum of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IFPESS-2012) was inaugurated in Panjab Univesity, by Mr. Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon’ble Minister of Parliament Affairs and Water Resources, S. Parminder Singh Dhindsa, Hon’ble Finance Minister and Planning, Panjab were the Chief Guest and the guest of honour on this occasion respectively.
Vice-chancellor- Prof. Arun Kumar Grover, Dean University Instruction Prof. R.K.Kohli, Dean Student Welfare – Prof. Ahluwalia and Dean Faculty of Education were also present on the occasion. This is the first time in the history of Panjasb University that an international conference is being organised.
This is all due to the efforts of Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chairperson Department of Physical Education that more than 25 foreign delegates are participating in it . This will continue for three days. More than 50 papers were presented by the national and international speakers on day one. The theme of the conference is Health, Physical Education, Sports and Wellness in Schools and Community: A Holistic and Innovative Approach.