YSS skiing course commences at Gulmarg

Director YSS while expressing happiness over the conduct of the training programme has sent his greetings to the participants.
Director YSS while expressing happiness over the conduct of the training programme has sent his greetings to the participants. Special arrangement

Srinagar: The first skiing course of the season organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) J&K started at Gulmarg on Thursday.

The first batch of 60 student trainees selected from all the districts of the Jammu division has started their training at Gulmarg.

Director YSS while expressing happiness over the conduct of the training programme has sent his greetings to the participants.

“The trainers are working under the technical guidance of Olympian Gul Mustafa Dev and the department has made the best possible arrangements for boarding and lodging of the trainees at the scenic health resort,” he added.

Director sports further said that the first batch of the trainees has been selected from different Government Schools of the Jammu Division and they shall receive the basic training of the sport in the 15 days programme.

During the previous year, the Department made successful efforts of providing Skii training on the slopes of Yousmarg and Gurez as well and every possible step is being taken to introduce the same at Pahalgam and Sonamarg also in the times to come.

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