SGFI meet concludes; J&K to hosts Roll Ball, Badminton Association

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, June 15:  Two day 60th Executive Committee and General Council meeting of School Games Federation of India (SGFI) concluded at Banquet Hall, Srinagar today.
President, SGFI Padmashree Satpal presided over the meeting and Director General Youth Services and Sports Navin Aggarwal was the chief guest on the occasion.
Threadbare discussion was held on various issues including National calendar of sports activities to be conducted during the year 2014-15. Various decisions were taken with regard to conduct of such activities. The Apex Committee finalized the calendar and allotment of various events to be conducted in different States whereas State of Jammu and Kashmir has been allotted two Nationals in the disciplines of Roll Ball and Badminton.
DG, YSS Mr. Aggarwal said that SGFI serves to nurture talent and acts as its source for India to strengthen its position in events like Olympics, Common Wealth Games and at other levels. He said efforts are on to provide more and more facilities to the youth of the State so that they explore their talent and bring laurels to India and the State.
Mr. Aggarwal while appreciating SGFI for publishing the result booklet of 59th National School Games for the year 2013-14, stressed upon the organization to continue such valuable efforts to enhance transparency in the system and promotion of sports and games.
Addressing the meeting, the President, SGFI called for development of best sports practices and other facilities for conducting National events in different States. He asked the delegates to come up with the proposal for hosting of the 60th National School Games under various disciplines including Chess, athletics and others.
Among others, Secretary General, Dr. Rajesh Mishra, Deputy Director, YSS Haji Mirza and Kanchan Balla.


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