New schemes and initiatives launched by the J&K government have resulted in a lot of inclination among the students to go for the different games.
Recently Advisor incharge in this sector said that Jammu and Kashmir is emerging as a power house of sports and many prominent players are being produced from here.
Divulging on different initiatives of J&K administration in Sports sector, he remarked that J&K government launched unique initiative of ‘My Youth My Pride’ through which activities in games like Gymnastics, Football, Hockey Judo, yoga, Boxing, Cricket and others were held all across Jammu and Kashmir. He added that more than 50 lakh players participated in different sports disciplines held under this initiative.
He said that the present LG led administration is committed towards development of sports from the village level to UT level. He added that the present administration has also approved the reservation in jobs for sports persons under the newly issued Jammu and Kashmir Sports Policy.
He praised the organizers for their efforts in putting together an event of this magnitude and commended the players for their dedication and hard work. He emphasized on the importance of sports in building a healthy and fit nation, and encouraged everyone to take up some form of physical activity.
He assured every help and support from the government of J&K to all the participants and other officials in every respect who have come from across the country. He also appreciated the J & K table tennis association for their tireless efforts in organizing such a mega event.