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There is a lot of focus on the building of sports infrastructure across Jammu and Kashmir so that more youth get the opportunity to show their talent.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha inaugurated 94 sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 46.07 crore (88 under CAPEX and 6 under JKIDFC).

The projects include stadiums, playfields, lighting projects, cricket competition pitches, synthetic Courts and Prefab Dug-outs.

We are developing a broad based sports culture of identifying & nurturing talents, providing best facilities, training & exposure and creating an impressive infrastructure for youngsters in rural areas.

He laid special emphasis on extending all possible support to the sportspersons to safeguard their future. It should be ensured that the sportspersons get the benefit of the sports policy, the Lt Governor asked the officials.

He released J&K Sports Council’s compendium and calendar of activities under My Youth My Pride.

‘Golden Era of Sports in J&K’- a compilation of completed projects carried out by J&K Sports Council was also released on the occasion.

Secretary, J&K Sports Council briefed the chair on the activities of the Sports Council organized during 2022-23.

It was informed that an unprecedented 56,51,023 youth are engaged by the Sports Council (28,27,840) and Directorate of Youth Services & Sports (28,23,183) in various sports disciplines.


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