Excelsior Sports Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, Jan 4: District Development Commis-sioner Udhampur Niraj Kumar today held a preliminary meeting to discuss the modalities for organising Udhampur Olympics in the district.
It was informed in the meeting that the district administration in collaboration with the Police would organize a mega sports event in the month of February this year with an aim to promote the spirit of sportsmanship among the youth. It was further revealed that the event would include a number of sports like Athletics, Shortput, Javelin Throw, Long Jump, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Badminton, Kabbadi etc.
The registration in this mega sports event has been kept free so that the event could see the maximum participation of youth from all sections of the Society, informed the SSP Dr Shailendra Kumar Mishra.
It was also revealed in the meeting that certain Paralympic Games would also be organised on the occasion so that specially-abled persons could also participate in the event.
Detailed deliberation was held on various issues like maintenance of playground, lightening, availability of sports equipment, advertisement of the sports event etc.
Among others, PO-DRDA Jagdish Chander Mehra, DIO Udhampur Esha Chib, Dy SP HQ S.S Balloria, DYSSO Sudesh Kumar and Officer of Sports Council were also present in the meeting.