Chib reviews arrangements for Mohan Bagan, JK-IX footbatll match

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Sept. 6: Minister for Youth Services and Sports R S Chib reviewed the arrangements for the football match being played between Mohan Bagan and Jammu and Kashmir -XI at Bakhshi Stadium, Srinagar, on September 8, 2012 at 3.30 p. m, at a high level meeting here today.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary PDD Sudhanshu Panday, DIG Security Mr Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Aushiq Bukhari, Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council Dilip Thusoo, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Baseer Ahmad Khan, Director, Youth Services and Sports, Jaipal Singh, officers of Protocol Department and Srinagar Municipality attended the meeting.
On the occasion Chib said that promotion of sports is a key agenda of the coalition Government and spelled out several measures taken during the past three years. He said the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is keen to see sports activities gaining momentum and the State youth participating in big events. To achieve this, he said adequate sports infrastructure is being raised all over the State. He also referred to the initiatives being taken for engaging the number of coaches in different disciplines. He said sports are a viable medium for the overall development of the youth. It is with this objective in mind, the Government is contemplating to include sports in the academic curricula at various levels.

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