DC Budgam calls for participation of youth in sports for personality development
BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam S F Hamid on Friday called for massive youth participation in sports related activities for their overall personality development.
The DC said this after declaring Annual Inter- Zonal District Level Athletic Meet Girls open at Sports Stadium Budgam.
Competitions in different athletic disciplines were held during the event organised by District Youth Services and Sports Office Budgam.
As many as 300 participants from different Zones of District Budgam participated.
Earlier, DC accompanied by Gurmukh Singh Dutta DYSSO Budgam, DIO Budgam, other field staff and participants took pledge against drugs under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.
Speaking on the occasion, DC lauded YSS Budgam for conducting a series of sports events in almost all disciplines to promote sports culture among the students in Budgam.
He also encouraged the participants for their active participation and said sports help both physical and mental development of the participant.
The DC said that special focus is being given on the infrastructure development and promotion of sports in the district.
He urged youth to take active part in sports activities as a remedy to keep themselves away from drug abuse and other unhealthy activities.
In the felicitation ceremony the winners and runner up teams were awarded with medals, trophies and certificates.