Jammu: The Youth of the District Ganderbal were declared overall best players in various events in a weeklong Youth Promotional Sports Coaching Camp at Jammu.
Boys from Baramulla district secured the first position in three events that included Handball, Football and Basketball.
In Volleyball, Ganderbal secured the first place followed Anantnag and Reasi. In Handball event Baramulla secured the first place followed by Srinagar and Reasi.
In Basketball event, District Baramulla secured the top spot and Ganderbal and Samba ended with the second and third respectively.
District Baramulla secured the first spot in Football event followed by Kupwara and Srinagar. In Kabbadi event District Doda secured the 1st place followed by Poonch and Anantnag.
The camp is being organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police under its civic action programme which commenced on March 22.
A medal presentation ceremony was held in which Additional Director General of Police, Armed SM Sahai, who is also the Chairman of the organizing Committee of this event, was the Chief Guest on the occasion and presented Medal and trophies among the winners of the competitions.
Speaking on the occasion, Sahai said that the Programme has proved quite useful for youth, as it has provided them a right platform to showcase their hidden talent. He said that the main objective of introducing Youth Promotional Coaching Camp is to aware the Youth of far-flung areas about the significance of Sports of different discipline for physical and mental fitness besides its multiple benefits in terms of seeking jobs in different public and private sectors.
Sahai also disclosed that Youth Promotional Coaching Phase-II shall be organized by JKP during this summers at Srinagar too.
The closing ceremony of the Youth Promotional Sports Coaching Camp would be held today at Gulshan Ground Jammu. Director General of Police Ashok Prasad will be the chief guest on the occasion.
The function, among others, was attended by DIG Armed Jammu KL Bhagat, DIG IR Jammu,Vijay Singh Sambyal, SSP Jammu, SSP Crime, SSP Security, Medical Superintendent PHJ, Z.N.Manhas SO To ADGP Armed, and Commandants of Jammu based Armed and IRP battalions besides participating youths, coaches and sports lovers.