JHARGRAM RAJ COLLEGE
A affiliated College under Vidyasagar University
Recognized by UGC under 2f and 12 B
Govt. Of West Bengal
The College insisted upon the holistic development of the students entering its portals and the thrust on physical education and sports and cultural activities was a manifestation of this desire. The Department of Physical Education was opened in 1969 and students from the honours and general courses were encouraged to take it up as a secondary subject. The result was overwhelming. The students of Jhargram have an innate knack for physical activities, which was nurtured in their school-years. Their abilities were further honed in the years that they spent in college. The Department takes theoretical classes and supplements it with practical classes for a better understanding of the basic skills and techniques of sports.
Sports in the college offers yet another scope for the exhibition and perfecting of these abilities. The college uses a large part of it 57.76 acre campus for various types of sports and games.
Sports Activities:The college holds its Annual Athletic Meet every year and various activities are held and competition is encouraged among the students. The winners are felicitated. This is further extended into inter-departmental, inter-mural, inter-college and inter-district meets. At least three to four teams are fielded per year for various inter-collegiate competitions organized by Vidyasagar University and the Inter District College Meets, and they have met with tremendous success.
Tournaments:The College organizes badminton, cricket and football competitions between the teachers, students and staff and this generates immense excitement and participation in the college. These activities encourage the sportsman spirit, healthy competition and temporal efficiency, along with the ability to take both success and failure in their stride. A spirit of companionship also blossoms out of these activities.
Bratachari & Yoga Camp: Physical activities are supplemented by a gamut of cultural activities that offer an opportunity for expression of yet another aspect of their personalities. The Department organises Bratachari camps every year and the students participate wholeheartedly in every event. Physical fitness is blended into aesthetics and contributes to the full flowering of the students. Physical department offers certificate course on Yoga and meditation which has been being appreciated by the students.
Opportunities of Sports of JRC:The graduate with their degrees and are simultaneously turned into better citizens of the country through all the activities that is nurtured in the college. The college therefore serves the nation in its advancement in its own unique way.
The college through Physical Education department ensures that: