4000 Scouts and Guides participate in annual rally
Srinagar, Dec 13: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports R.S. Chib Thursday said that the basic aim of the Scouts and Guides is to contribute for the preservation of natural environment and ecology besides, achieving moral character and discipline.
The Minister was addressing a mega Scouts and Guides Annual Rally 2012 organized by J&K Scouts and Guides Association at Indoor Stadium here. The rally was attended by about 4 thousand scouts from 30 educational institutes of the valley.
Chief Commissioner J&K Scouts and Guides, Kh Farooq Renzushah, Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Faktoo, Joint Secretary Education, Fida, Joint Director Information, Bashir Ahmad Khan, officers of Sports Council, heads of various educational Institutes and large number of sports lovers were present on the occasion.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of the organizers for organising such a mega event. He said it was with the help of J&K Scouts and Guides that use of polythene was brought naught and it will always be remembered for it
Hailing contribution and efforts of Kh Farooq Renzushah and his team, he said that thinking and aspirations of students need right direction for the benefit of society.
He said government is keenly observing working of J&K Scouts & Guides and Bharat Scouts and Guides saying they are working for the upliftment and betterment of youth besides making them disciplined and morally sound.
Chib said both the organizations are pioneer in the Scouts field therefore he would like both to play key role jointly to encourage youth .
Chief Commissioner J&K Scouts and Guides Association, Kh. Farooq Renzushah in his welcome address said the scouts will render volunteer services for the community especially for needy and helpless people.
On the occasion a march past and marshal art was presented by the Scouts besides, Renzushah was honoured by the scouts for the selection of his novel at Hyderabad University for M Phil research.
A film on performance of J&K Scouts and Guides was also presented on the occasion.
Later Minister distributed awards and certificates to the scouts who participated in the rally.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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