Promotion Of Talent In Full Pace: Director YSS

SRINAGAR- Director Youth Services and Sports (YSS) J&K, Subash C Chhibber on Friday reiterated that the department will make sure it doesn’t leave any stone unturned in its bid to tap the sports talent in the region. He said that promotion of sports talent was department’s top priority.

In the backdrop of the upcoming G-20 meeting, the Department of Youth Services and Sports J&K has initiated a mega programme of youth engagement in all 20 districts of the Union Territory.

The DYSS Director has directed all the district officers of the Kashmir province to ensure maximum participation of students in the activities being held.

In addition to the routine departmental activities being carried out as per the Yearly YSS calendar of activities, efforts are underway to organize sports activities in different games for senior citizens and specially-abled youth. Moreover, the department is continuously organizing sports activities with great enthusiasm in connection with G-20 Meeting.

Under this initiative, events were held on Friday in different sports zones of North Kashmir districts.

Under the ongoing competitions, both Inter School Zonal Level and Inter Zonal District Level activities were organised, encompassing a range of disciplines. Boys and girls actively participated in events such as Yoga, Rope/Skipping, Carrom, and a thrilling Cross Country run.

Waseem Raja Joint Director Kashmir YSS while providing details about the activities conducted by YSS on Friday, said that it’s heartening to see field employees of the department working tirelessly to generate information about the forthcoming G-20 Meeting.

JD further said the department organised Inter-School competitions in various disciplines as part of the G20 initiative on Friday.

Pertinently, Zone Dangerpora conducted an Inter School Zonal level Cross Country Run, witnessing the active participation of 161 students. Similarly, Zone Sopore organised an Inter School Zonal Level Yoga competition, with over 100 young athletes showcasing their flexibility and skills.

Furthermore, in Bandipora district, a two-day-long District Kho Kho tournament for boys under the age of 19 years concluded. The tournament witnessed intense competition, with District Budgam emerging as the winning team against District Baramulla.

While carrying forward the awareness campaigns related G-20 a series of colorful events were held in Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama, Budgam, and Shopian.

DYSS Anantnag organized two events in which Zone Srigufwara held a running event for both Boys and Girls, which started from Sakhras to Middle School Hunmanpora.

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