Srinagar– Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) on Monday organised various sporting activities across J&K to commemorate National Sports Day.
Director Youth Services and Sports J&K (YSS) extended his greetings on National Sports Day to the youth of J&K while speaking at the inaugural function of the Inter District Provincial Level Volleyball tournament at Women Degree College here.
Speaking about the importance of the day and the arrangements made for its celebrations across J&K he said that the Department of YSS had already geared up its preparations for the mega event. “The format given in advance by SAl was followed in letter and spirit and we are targeted to involve lakhs of students of more than 23 thousand J&K schools,” he said.
Director YSS added that the Department of Youth Services and Sports is working tirelessly for the promotion and development of sports in J&K.
Joint Director YSS, Kashmir also spoke on the occasion and said that the day promotes the significance of sports in our daily life.
In the first phase of the schedule activity at the District, Director YSS and other dignitaries inaugurated an exhibition Hockey match between YSS and Hockey Team Pulwama at the newly constructed Hockey turf.
The officers spent some blithesome and joyful moments with the players. Director Sports advised the players to opt sports as a career and use leisure time in games to avoid drug abuse and anti-social activities.
ADDC Pulwama, Principal GDC Women Pulwama, DYSSO Pulwama and other senior officials of the Department also accompanied Director YSS at both venues.
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