DDC inaugurates Anantnag PYKKA competition
Islamabad (Anantnag), Nov 12: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Anantnag (Islamabad), Farooq Ahmad Shah, inaugurated a Panchayat Yuva Khel Krida Abhiyan ( PYKKA) sports festival Monday here.
The festival is being organized by Youth Services and Sports in Sports Stadium Anantnag with 840 participants from seven blocks of the district are competing in different sports disciplines including Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Handball, Badminton, Football and athletics.
“The PYKKA is a highly commendable initiative taken by the government and its aim is to give exposure to the youth in rural areas and nurture their talent,” said Shah.
He added that such festivals provide a proper platform for the sports men in rural area to compete at higher level.
“We will organise more such events in the coming months and will provide every kind of facilities to the deserving players,” he added.
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