Jan Abhiyan: DC Bandipora inaugurates Mega-Sports camp

Jan Abhiyan: DC Bandipora inaugurates Mega-Sports camp

BANDIPORA, SEPTEMBER 15: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad Tuesday inaugurated the Mega Sports Camp at SK Stadium Bandipora as part of the Jan Abhiyan Campaign.

As many as 250 students from across the district are participating in this Inter-Zonal and Inter-School tournament to be played in the age category of Under-14, Under-17 and Under-19 and organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports.

The students shall also participate in Football, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Cricket and Badminton games.

On the occasion DC Bandipora interacted with the players and urged them to actively participate in sports and athletic activities with all sportsmanship spirit apart from pursuing their academics for their physical and mental development.

He appreciated the organisers for organising such tournament which will help to keep the young generation away from social evils.

Dr Owais said the administration is laying special attention towards development of sports infrastructure in the district so that the youngsters not only showcase their talent but also spend their leisure time in productive work.

He said the Department of Rural Development has developed sports grounds in most of the villages under MGNREGA so that youth from rural areas are able to take part in sports activities.

The DC assured the participants and the locals that the district administration will provide every possible support to boost sports activities in the district.

Dr Owais asked the participants to adopt Covid-19 SOP in letter and spirit while playing.

Among others, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, District Information Officer, Nodal Officer Sports Activities and other senior officers of the district were also present on the occasion.