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The Government of Jammu andKashmir is trying to give a push to youth empowerment in every sphere of life.

Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that J&K youth should be provided world class sports infrastructure.

He said it while inaugurating the modern Gymnasium and Weightlifting Hall at Bakshi Stadium, Srinagar.

On the occasion the Secretary, Youth Services & Sports; Secretary, Sports Council besides other officers, coaches and officials of the department were also present.

While interacting with the former International Football players and other trainees of different sports academies, the Chief Secretary sought feedback from them on how their games can be improved in J&K. The players requested the Chief Secretary to use his good offices for conducting of different national level tournaments like SAFF games which will give necessary exposure to the youngsters besides giving them opportunity to hone their sports skills by watching their national icons.

He remarked that the government has created world-class infrastructure in J&K during the past few years and that sport is a priority of the government and adequate resources have been earmarked for its upliftment in the UT.

He enjoined upon the players to optimally utilize the facilities and  assured them that the Administration shall  extend all  facilities to them so that they chase their dreams of making big name in the sports of their choice.

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