Govt committed to upgrade sports infrastructure: Chib
3RD JUNIOR NATIONAL TONG-IL-MOO-DO CHAMPIONSHIP-2012 CONCLUDES
Srinagar, May 21: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Service and Sports R S Chib today said the present Government under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is committed to upgrade existing sports infrastructure for promotion of sports culture in the state.
The Minister was speaking at the valedictory function of 3rd Junior National Tong-il-Moo-Do championship-2012. The 3-day championship was organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tong-il-Moo-Do Association in collaboration with Tong-il-Moo-Do Federation of India.
Chib said that to improve sports infrastructure in the state, various micro and mega sports projects have been taken into hand by the government. He said the government has also initiated various steps for the encouragement of ace players of the state.
The Minister said that a Tong-il-Moo-Do sport is a combination of martial art used to defend ourselves. He said it is a Korean sport and is getting recognition in other countries of the world as well.
Chib while complimenting the organizers for holding national championship in the state, said that such events provide an opportunity of interaction to the participants. He said the interaction during the competitions help to know the culture and traditions of one another and strengthen the bond of amity and national integration.
As many as 650 players from seven states including the host state, across the country participated during the championship. These include Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Chandigarh.
Later, the Minister gave away prizes and medals among the players.
Among others who were present include, Secretary J&K State Sports Council, Kiran Wattal, Chairperson, Tong-il-Moo-Do Federation of India, Meenakshi Sharma, President, Jammu and Kashmir Tong-il-Moo-Do Association , Raja Ghulam Nabi Wani.
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