Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Armed, S M Sahai Wednesday took over the reins of Hockey J&K as its working President. As per a statement issued here, the decision to appoint Sahai as working president was taken by Hockey J&K in view of his past affiliation and interest in promotion of sports in the state.
Soon after assuming the charge, Sahai called a meeting to review the progress of the game in the state. He said that J&K Police has always been at the forefront in promotion of sports in the state and he will work to carry forward the spirit of the organization.
The ADGP said that as president of Hockey J&K, he will work for vigorous, robust and sustainable development of both men's and women's hockey in the state.
During the meeting members of association put forth their agendas and suggestions for improvement of the game, the statement said. "For promotion of Hockey in the state upliftment at grass root level is mandatory. We will look for innovative ways and ideas to introduce and explore sport to youngsters at lower levels for promotion of the National game and in this regard the Hockey J&K will be open to suggestions", the working president said on the occasion. He said the already existing talent in the state needs to be explored and polished for outstanding results at National and International levels.