Srinagar: Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav programme, the Department of Youth Services and Sports is launching massive cleanliness drives from October 1st.
An important meeting was chaired by Director Youth Services & Sports Gazanfar Ali in this regard which was attended by Joint Director YSS (Kashmir) Bashir Ahmed, Deputy Director YSS (Central) Jatinder Mishra, DYSSOs of Kashmir division and other senior functionaries of YSS Department. District Youth Services and Sports Officers from all the 10 districts of Jammu division participated in the meeting through virtual mode. While stressing upon all the stake holders that the forthcoming cleanliness programme should be organised in every nook and corner of J&K, Director YS&S has said that no habitat should be left unattended while disseminating awareness regarding clean waste mainly single use plastic waste.
“To involve all segments of society, government organizations including PRIS, Non-Government organizations and to instill awareness and feeling of pride among citizens. To keep the surroundings clean and waste free. The programme would aim at making people’s Movement through Jan Bhagidari’’. He added.
He also said that the key activities of the programme should be Collection & disposal of waste through collection drives and door to door campaigns. ‘’Special drives should be carried out to clean historical monuments and heritage sites, community centres, youth club/mahila mandal buildings, school buildings and panchayat buildings etc’’. Director Sports further added. Director YSS laid a special stress on the involvement of NYKs in the Organization of all such initiatives across J&K.
DC Rajouri inaugurates Boxing trials under Khelo India
Rajouri: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan Tuesday inaugurated the Boxing trials under Khelo India here at Sports stadium Kheora.
ASP, Vivek Shekhar; DSEO, Bilal Rashid Mir and concerned officers and officials of the sports stadium Kheora were present on the occasion.
Interacting with the participants, the Deputy Commissioner highlighted the importance of sports for the well being of an individual.
He said that success and defeat are the two aspects of sports but the spirit of sportsmanship teaches many things in life.
The DC said that the District Administration is committed to take all possible measures for the promotion of sports culture, creation of sports infrastructure and for providing the best opportunities to budding talent.
“The process of constructing playfields in every Panchayat has been started to engage the youth in sports-related activities”, the DC informed.
He advised the participants to play with the spirit of sportsmanship and follow the SOPs and guidelines to avoid the COVID19 infection.