Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 12: The Department of Youth Services and Sports District Jammu open first ever Taekwondo Academy at Khel Gaon Nagota, here today.
The Academy was inaugurated by Director General, Youth Services & Sports JK UT, Saleem-Ur-Rehman.
Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman DG-YSS attended the function as chief guest, whereas Sukhdev Raj DYSSO Jammu was the guest of honour.
The DG YSS was accompanied by Joint Director YSS Kashmir Bashir Ahmad. During the inaugural function, he said that the Academy will run by the Department of Youth Services & Sports and most experienced international referee/coach shall provide coaching and training to the (All Age Group) Boys & Girls.
Atul Pangotra (NIS) Physical Education Teacher District Jammu has been nominated for the training and coaching. Those who were present during the function included Kuldeep Handoo, a renowned person (Dhronacharya Awardee & Ambassador of Fit India Movement), along with officials of District Jammu, ZPEO, Dansal Veena Tickoo, Yashpal Sharma PEM, BK Bhat PEM, Ajay Wadhera PET, Naresh Kumar PET and Jyoti Kumari Junior Assistant.
Large number of students along with their parents were present during the inauguration ceremony.