Samba, Dec 10: Director Youth Services and Sports, Gazanfar Ali along with District Development Commissioner (DDC), Anuradha Gupta today inaugurated the annual athletic meet here at an impressive and well attended opening function held in Sports Stadium Samba.
The dignitaries formally declared the event open by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
The athletic extravaganza, in which 1008 student athletes, including 548 girls are taking part, is being organized by the District Youth Services and Sports Office Samba, under the overall supervision of DYSSO Samba, KiranJyoti.
The budding athletes are being guided by a panel of experts drawn from the field staff of the Department of Youth Services and Sports.
Speaking on the occasion, both the dignitaries laid stress on participation of all youth in sports and nation building.