J&K contemplating comprehensive sports policy: Advisor Khan
File photo of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Farooq Khan.

J&K contemplating comprehensive sports policy: Advisor Khan

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today chaired a meeting of members of Jammu and Kashmir Sports Associations to discuss a roadmap for development of potential games and sports infrastructure in the Union Territory besides highlighting the role of sports associations in this regard.

Principal Secretary, Youth Services and Sports Department (YSS), Alok Kumar besides other concerned officers attended the meeting.

Addressing the meeting, Advisor said the main objective of this exclusive interaction with sports associations was to chalk out and discuss an action plan for further streamlining of sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir. ‘Our only motive is to facilitate players of different games with basic and standard facilities enabling them to bring laurels for J&K UT at national as well as international level’, he asserted.

Advisor highlighted the significant role being played by sports associations in nurturing and sharpening up sports talent among the budding players.

Responding to issues raised by associations, Advisor Khan assured that all their genuine demands would be examined for an early redressal.

He said that Jammu and Kashmir would soon be coming up with a comprehensive sports policy which will be in conformity with the national sports policy which will address the long pending demands and requirements of all the sports persons. Besides, the general body of the Sports Council will soon be reconstituted.

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