Job reservation for national-level sportspersons from Ladakh

Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur has announced a job reservation for national-level sportspersons, and assured of speedy progress in the development of international-standard sports infrastructure in the union territory.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the first Lt Governor Ice Hockey Men’s Cup 2021 at NDS Sports Complex here, Mathur announced the job reservation for national-level sportspersons from Ladakh.

The Lt Governor apprised the people about the synthetic Astroturf football track, which is at its completion stage, a multipurpose indoor hall at the NDS Sports Complex, 41 ice-hockey rinks at sub-division and block levels, development of sports hostels in Leh and Kargil, and a gymnasium at the Leh indoor stadium.

He said 347 primary schools, 368 middle schools, 80 high schools and 36 higher secondary schools with sports infrastructure such as ice hockey, archery and other sporting equipment would be created this year. Mathur also spoke about steps taken by his administration to form sports councils and associations in Ladakh.