My Youth My Pride: Sports Council Officers reach to youth in Central, South Kmr
SRINAGAR: The officers from J&K Sports Council on Tuesday visited many panchayats and had a series of interactions with the locals which chiefly comprised youth including professional sports persons.
A function under the programme was organised by J&K Sports Council in collaboration with local Administration in Women’s ITI at Kangan, Ganderbal.
Secretary Sports Council Nuzhat Gull highlighted the importance and benefits of sports besides initiatives taken by the administration to upgrade sports infrastructure and provide quality coaching.
She assured that every step shall be taken to maximise the benefit of various schemes launched by the government.
During the last outing alone, sports equipment and gear were provided to players from weaker sections of society and a lot of talent was scouted by way of the sports flagship programme My Youth My Pride.
A huge gathering of participants including sports persons, citizens attended the day-long programme.
SDM Kangan, Divisional Sports Officer Kashmir, Tehsildar Kangan, officials from local administration and council also attended the function.
A number of sports activities were also conducted during the programme.
Meanwhile Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Joint Secretary also visited Nilandrusu in South Kashmir under a similar programme, where a huge number of youth including citizens participated.
The Joint Secretary Sports Council made people aware about the mega sports programs being carried out by the council.
Bashir Ahmad also apprised the audience about the benefits of the JK sports policy, and a checklist of recognised sports disciplines, national as well as international events besides various other incentives being offered under the sports policy.