SRINAGAR– Former Principal Secretary Dr Asgar Samoon on Monday inaugurated a football astro turf at Crescent Public School, Naseem Bagh, Hazratbal, during a ceremony.
The Astroturf has been installed at a cost of Rs 30 lakh by the school management at its Habbak campus.
A large number of prominent personalities attended the function. Samoon expressed his happiness at the great initiative which aims to strengthen the role of sports and physical activity alongside the academics among students.
Samoon said that as per his knowledge it is the first time that a private school has installed an astro turf at its campus. He said that it will go a long way in encouraging students to go for sports as more facilities are now available to them.
On this occasion a citation was presented to Dr Samoon by Prof Ab Rashid Dar on behalf of Crescent Public School, for his outstanding contribution towards society during his service tenure.
Present on the occasion were President Private Schools Association G N Var, President NLCO Manzoor Ahmad Wangnoo, Directors of Board of Management of CPS, Er Mohammad Shukiel Dar and Er Mohammad Shahid Dar.
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