As per the spokesman, the 5-day event is being organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) under the aegis of School Games Federation of India (SGFI).
Director General of Police, K. Rajendra today declared open the 60th National School Games (NSG) in the sports discipline of Badminton, an official spokesman said.
As per the spokesman, the 5-day event is being organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) under the aegis of School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and is being played among under-14 boys and girls at University of Jammu.
“As many as 60 teams, 30 each comprising boys and girls from different states and union territories of the country are taking part in the tournament”, he said.
Director General Youth Services and Sports (YSS), Navin Aggarwal, who is also Chairman of the organizing committee of 60th National School Games was also present on the occasion.
DG Police who was the Chief Guest on the occasion welcomed the participant teams. He revealed that winning is not important only one can win but the players should be played in a true sports man-ship. He said most of them have come to the Jammu and Kashmir for first time, adding that such tournaments gave an opportunity to the budding youth to improve their hidden talent besides familiarize themselves about the about the culture of each other States.
He asked them to sharpen their skills which will enable them to participate in national and international levels. Director General YSS while welcoming the participant teams said that the department has already made arrangements of boarding & lodging for guest players at Youth Hostel Nagrota. He thanked the Police Department and University of Jammu for their cooperation in making the event a grand success.