Jammu : Director Youth Services and Sports Gazanfar Ali on Saturday said that department of Youth Services & Sports is committed to provide opportunities to students and non-students of J&K to participate in games and sports for their physical and mental well-being and every possible step is being taken to channelize the sports talent of J&K Youth.
According to an official statement Director was speaking to a group of 125 student trekkers and field staffers of the Department. Director Sports stressed upon the young trekkers that they should try to get maximum from this unique opportunity while remaining close to nature. He also passed on some important directions to the escorting staffers and hoped that safety and hygiene of the participants would be taken care off.
Pertinently 125 girls and boys of U/17 and U/19 age groups selected from different Government Schools of Satwari Zone are participating in the 5 day residential trekking camp.
Muskan Karlupia an 8th Standard student of Govt. GHS Satwari looked very enthusiastic about such initiatives of the Department, she said it inculcates discipline and helps a person in so many ways. She hoped that Government would organize more and more sports events for the overall development of young generation.
Director Sports Gazanfar Ali flagged-off the contingent for Dera Baba Bandha Bhadur Sahib Reasi from Government Middle School Satwari. He was accompanied by Deputy Director of the Department Jatinder Mishra, DYSSO Jammu, ZPEO of Satwari Sports Zone and other senior officers and officials of the Department of Youth Services & Sports.