194 JK students to participate in NSG at Delhi: Director YSS

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, May 26: The Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) has completed inter-division UT level competitions and 194 selected participants escorted by 40 officials of the Department are going to participate in 66th National School Games (NSG) scheduled to be held at Delhi.
This was revealed by Director YSS Subash C Chhibber in a handout issued today. He said the UT contingent shall leave from Jammu on 3rd of June to participate in the NSG. Chhibber informed that the 66th National School Games (NSG) 2022-23 are scheduled to be held under the aegis of School Games Federation of India, (SGFI) with effect from 6th to 13th of June at Delhi, Gwalior and Bhopal (MP).
“The School Games Federation of India is going to conduct 66th National School Games (2022-23) in Swimming, Basketball, Wrestling, Weightlifting, Taekwondo, Yoga, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Shooting, Chess, Handball and Gymnastics in the age group of under 19 years (Boys & Girls) after a gap of three years,” he added.
Congratulating the selected 194 players taking part in the School National at Delhi, Chhibber said that the UT level competitions are going on in Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Badminton, Football, Judo, Volleyball and Table Tennis (U-19 Boys and Girls) at Jammu and the selected players shall participate in these sports disciplines at National level at Bhopal with effect from 6th to 13th of June and at Gwalior from 8th to 12th of June, respectively.
He said 187 participants along with 25 officials are expected to take part in the National level events under the aegis of School Games Federation of India.