JAMMU: On the directions of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti who is also President of J&K State Sports Council, the Council has released an amount of Rs 10 lakh for the upgradation of sports infrastructure at Ali Academy Bandipora.
"This has been done in view of the request made by International Kick Boxing Champion, Tajamul Islam who is getting trained in the same academy," said Secretary Sports Council, Waheed-ur-Rehman Para.
While lauding performance of the academy, Parra reiterated the Government’s commitment to provide every support in building quality sports infrastructure in the state.
"The Sports Council encourages every such initiative that works for the betterment of sports in J&K," he added.
He said the request for construction of Indoor Sports Stadium at Bandipora is also under consideration.