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Sports policy to be unveiled within a month: Kashmir LG J&K Sports Policy

Sports policy to be unveiled within a month: Kashmir LG

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Nov 2021, 11:24 pm

Jammu/IBNS: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday inaugurated the Gymnastics Academy of J&K at MA Stadium.

It is one of North India’s premier gymnastics training facilities, sources said.

The Lt Governor also attended the closing ceremony of National level 56th Artistic and 25th Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships.

On the occasion, the Lt Governor announced that the Government of J&K will bear all the expenses of para athletes Chandeep Singh and Muhammad Sultan Rather for the World Para Taekwondo Championship, to be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Gymnastics Academy will identify the talents, hone their abilities and provide them all support to bring laurels at Olympics and International level, he said.

The Lt Governor observed that the formal inauguration of the Gymnastics Academy shows the strong resolve of the Jammu and Kashmir administration to strengthen sports related resources.

The combined budget of education and sports of Jammu and Kashmir is Rs 2,386 crores.

At least 17 lakh youth will be provided sports opportunities and Youth Clubs established in panchayats, urban wards of the J&K which will bring out the best sporting talent of union territory, he said.