ADGP Armed reviews final arrangements for All India Police Football Championship
Championship should be flawless and carried out meticulously in all respect: ADGP Gillani
Srinagar: ADGP Armed J&K S.J.M Gillani convened a meeting of concerned officers and officials to review the final arrangements and preparations for the smooth and successful conduct of the 71st B.N Mullik Memorial All India Police Football Championship 2022-23 hosted by Jammu and Kashmir Police from 11th-21st March 2023 at Bakshi Stadium, Srinagar.
Moreover, drawing of lots for distributing the teams into groups and a rehearsal ceremony for the opening ceremony of the championship was also held.
The meeting convened and presided by the ADGP Armed J&K was attended by all the managers of football teams, designated nodal officers, members of the J&K Football Association along with technical officers for carrying out different activities related to the event.
During the meeting, Draws of Lots was held in which teams were distributed into eight (08) groups viz Group (A)-Group (H). In the Group (A) teams of CRPF, SSB, Sikkim, and Chhattisgarh have been placed. Similarly, teams of West Bengal Police, HP Police, Chandigarh and RPF in Group (B), CISF, Maharashtra, Odisha and ITBP in Group (C), Mizoram Police, Gujarat Police, Jharkhand and MP in Group (D), Assam Rifles, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Manipur and Puducherry in Group (E), Punjab Police, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Telangana in Group (F), Kerala Police, Arunachal Police, Bihar and J&K in Group (G) and BSF, Haryana, Delhi, Assam and Goa in Group (H) have been placed.
While addressing the meeting, S.J.M Gillani divulged that football teams from across the country are participating in the championship. He directed the managing staff that even small things relating to the conduct of the event should be flawless and carried out meticulously in all respect. He further directed that all the arrangements must be put in place for the opening and closing of the championship and that participation of the public, students, and civil society members should be ensured.
In his address, ADGP said that hosting such an event is an honor for the J&K Police and we are committed to providing you with every possible facility during the event. He impressed upon the managing staff to put in place all possible resources for the smooth conduct of the event. He further added that this event will also be a learning experience for the sportspersons of UT and will boost their morale.
Later on, the dress rehearsal was conducted by the participating teams for the opening ceremony scheduled for March 12th, 2023 which was also witnessed by the senior police officers including ADGP Armed S.J.M Gillani.
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