Efforts afoot to strengthen sports infrastructure across State: Lal Singh

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Jammu: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh has said that Government is developing advanced sports edifice in the state with focus on rural and remote pockets.

Lal Singh was addressing a large gathering of people at the concluding day of a ten day Chief Minister’s T-20 Premier League organized for women by Home Guards, Civil Defense, State Disaster Relief Fund, SCA and Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council at Parade ground.

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Speaking on the occasion, the Minister extended Christmas greeting to the people. He congratulated the organizers for successful conduct of this tournament. He said that such tournaments will help State cricketers to hone their skills besides helping and promoting friendly relationship among people of different cultures and traditions.

The Minister highlighted various reformative steps that have been taken up by the Government in making all necessary sports facilities available to the players of the State especially those living in rural and far-off pockets.

Lal Singh said that the Government is also initiating various measures to promote sports activities in the rural pockets at par with urban pockets by providing all infrastructure facilities so that the youth of the areas could play national and international competitions and bring laurels for the State.

The Minister also said that massive sports infrastructure has been created across the State over past years to revive the sports culture in the State. He further added, that there was no dearth of talent in the State and it is essential to provide youth with opportunities to exhibit their talents.


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