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Div Com declares open anti-drugs sports tournament at Khel Gaon Nagrota

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JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today declared open inter-Panchayat Sports Competition (Anti-drugs sports tournament) in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa here at Khel Gaon Nagrota being organized by District Administration Jammu and Youth Services and Sports Department under the aegis of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Harvinder Singh; District Social Welfare Officer Jammu, Mamta Rajput, CMO Jammu, Dr Harbaksh Singh, CEO Jammu Suraj Singh Rathore; District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Sukh Dev Raj Sharma along with other senior officers from concerned departments were present on the occasion.

It was informed that sports competitions in different disciplines would be conducted during the Inter-Panchayat Sports Competition like volleyball, Kabaddi, etc in which youth drawn from different panchayats of the district are participating.

Divisional Commissioner, while speaking on the occasion, appreciated the District Administration of Jammu and the Department of Youth Services and Sports for organizing the sports activities and developing sportsmanship among the children to infuse discipline and save them from drug addiction and other social evils.

The Div Com said that many efforts have been made to create qualitative sports facilities up to Panchayat levels in the UT to channelize the energy of youths in the positive direction by encouraging activities through sports, education, and drug de-addiction drives.

He exhorted that UT Administration is committed to providing better sporting facilities and infrastructure to the players of the UT so that they can perform better in national and international competitions and bring laurels to J&K.

The Div Com along with other officers also inspected the stalls established by the Social Welfare Department and Health Department.


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