Bijapur: The physical education department of Karnataka State Women’s University has bagged overall championship trophy by securing 65 points in the fifth inter-collegiate athletic meet.

Presenting the trophy to winning team on Saturday evening, zilla panchayat president Afsarabegum Chapparband said the women’s university, established to remove regional imbalances, had accomplished the goal by educating women in the region.

“The government should release more funds to the university so that it can offer new courses,” she added.

Karnataka State Women’s University Vice-Chancellor Geeta Bali, Registrar K.H. Kaknur, Omkar Kakade and Chandunavar were present. — Staff Correspondent