To promote sports culture in the valley, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Wednesday directed the Deputy Commissioners to equip all panchayats with sports facilities like development of playfields, sports equipment and other related facilities.
The Div Com also constituted District Sports Task ForceCommittees (DSTFCs) which will be headed by Deputy Commissioners. Officers ofEducation, Youth Services & Sports, Sport Council, Rural DevelopmentDepartment, Police, CRPF, BSF, Army and eminent sports personalities of thedistrict are its members.
The meeting was informed that these committees will draftaction plan for present sports season and also monitor it regularly in theirrespective districts.
The Divisional Commissioner made these directions whilereviewing the youth engagement activities across the south Kashmir districts.
He directed all DCs to identify state and Kahcharie land forthe development of sports fields in such panchayat areas who did not havesports infrastructure.