Gulmarg in Focus
As the government has decided to conduct the 3rd Khelo India Winter Games at Gulmarg, there is a lot of focus on this ski resort so that everything remains prepared for this mega event.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha held a review meeting and asked the officers to have all the preparations on the ground for the players and the watchers. The promotional campaign of the winter games should be stepped up to generate enthusiasm among sports lovers.
He directed for involving sportspersons in the preparations of the mega event and putting in place a comprehensive strategy for traffic management, sanitation, water supply, lodging and transportation.
He was informed that this edition of Khelo India Winter Games is expecting around 1800 participation of players and officials, dignitaries and media persons from across the country.
First time, an online registration portal with feedback mechanism and customized mobile app has been developed, and hoardings with QR Code are being installed enroute to facilitate the participating sportspersons and the visitors. Khelo India Winter Games is an occasion not only to celebrate sporting excellence but also the spirit of camaraderie among sportspersons of the country. It is an opportunity for us to showcase J&K’s culture, warm hospitality and our organizational capabilities.
Sh Sarmad Hafeez, Administrative Secretary, Youth Services and Sports Department briefed the meeting on the promotional activities including Logo & theme; Mascot, Anthem of the winter game; jingles; cultural programmes throughout the event; besides deployment of experts and the assistance & support required from various departments and organizations.