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Every Panchayat in JK to have playground: Div Com

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Local cricketers stand in line before playing the match. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, P K Pole on Friday said that every Panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir will have playgrounds, adding that 80% among them have been completed.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the sports event, Pole said that the playgrounds have been established in 80 percent of the panchayats in the Valley.

He said that the land is being identified for the rest of the playfields in other panchayats, saying that the grounds will be established under MNREGA or other schemes.

Also, Indoor Stadiums have been constructed in every district and are functional now.

Pole said that since the Covid second wave has started decreasing, the sports events are being organized across the Valley, adding that almost 300 children participated in the events organized in the last couple of days.

“Sports doesn’t only benefit health, but also teach us the discipline,” he added.


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