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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
12-January-2017 18:01 IST
MoS Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir reviews promotion of Sports in J&K

The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir reviewed the promotion of different sports in Jammu and Kashmir with the State Sports Council here today.


Shri Ahir asked the Council to explore the possibility of accelerating the promotion of  various sports in the State. He mentioned that the sports icon and winners of different games should be encouraged by different sports associations, Council and the central and state authorities and possibility of prizes and other promotional facilities may be extended to the sports persons.


The MoS mentioned that, in addition to, the development of infrastructure in the form of playgrounds and indoor stadia, the Council should also provide sports equipment for the budding players from the state and the Ministry of Home Affairs will extend necessary assistance in this regard.