In a major development towards the boosting of Sports activities in the State Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday inaugurated the Valley's first Roller Skating Rink here at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar.
While inaugurating the rink, a huge participation of players, students both girls as well as boys were present.
Chief Minister assured the skating players each and every possible help and said that the sole motive of the skating in Kashmir is to promote and propagate the culture of sports among the youth and to encourage the budding sports persons.
During the inauguration ceremony, there was participation of all those sports persons who are directly or indirectly associated with the state sports council.
The unrest has inflicted great damage on the psyche of youth. By promoting sports culture among youth, it will help to channelize the potential of budding sportsperson with proper coaching and orientation said one of the officials of the Sports Council.
Secretary Sports Council, Joint Secretary Sports Council, Divisional Sports Officer, Parvez Rasool, Members of the Sports Council and officials were present.