Sports in focus
Recently LG Manoj felicitated and interacted with players participating in 84th National & Inter State Table Tennis Championship at Gymnasium Hall, University of Jammu.
He expressed immense pride in the accomplishments of sportspersons at national and international arena.
He said that the government admires the outstanding skills, courage, sacrifice and dedication of our sportspersons and committed to put the needs of the players first.
Big change always starts with a small step, this is what we learn from sports. The energy of players, glory earned on the field is giving new impetus to development and our Sportspersons are playing a major role in social transformation & social integration.
He shared the milestones achieved in transforming the sporting ecosystem in Jammu Kashmir.
J&K is realizing its true potential in sports. New sporting icons are emerging in every discipline, all the barriers have been removed & youngsters from small towns & villages are achieving their dreams.
We have been successful in providing state of the art infrastructure, facilities, coaching and opportunities to the young sportspersons of J&K to prove their mettle, he added.
He asked the young table tennis players to take inspiration from the likes of Sharath Kamal, Mouma Das and Manika Batra and bring laurels to the country in international championships.