Govt to develop state-of-art sports facilities in Kashmir: Div Com

He stressed DCs to implement Chief Minister’s directions, which she passed during her public outreach programme regarding sports development, in letter and spirit.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 14 2018 12:49AM | Updated Date: Jan 14 2018 12:49AM
Govt to develop state-of-art sports facilities in Kashmir: Div ComGK Photo

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is also the head of Divisional Sports Committee, today convened a meeting to review the implementation of Special Package for development of Sports Infrastructure in all districts including Leh and Kargil under Prime Minister’s Development Programme (PMDP).

The meeting was informed that Indoor Stadiums are under construction in every district including Leh and Kargil so that sports activities will be performed during winter months also for the benefit of national as well as international players.

Divisional Commissioner directed all Deputy Commissioners to speed up the pace of construction work and ensure that these prestigious projects shall be completed within given timeline. He explained the timely completion would allow players to carry on with their sports activities throughout the year, adding it will help the State players to perform better at a national and international sports level. 

He stressed DCs to implement Chief Minister’s directions, which she passed during her public outreach programme regarding sports development, in letter and spirit.

While reviewing “Khelo India” scheme, other PMDP and Rural Development works under convergence scheme regarding sports development in Kashmir division, Div Com asked Sports Council and Youth Services Sports departments to pull up their socks and start the construction work immediately so that the stadiums and playing fields in the valley are ready before the start of new sports calendar.  


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