JAMMU: To promote sports culture and to complete all proposed projects expeditiously, the government is committed to upgrade sports infrastructure across the state. This was stated by Minister for Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, Imran Raza Ansari on Monday.
He was responding to questions by different legislators in the assembly.
Ansari informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government of India (GoI) has approved construction of Multipurpose Indoor Sports Halls in all 22 districts of state.
He said the projects have been sanctioned under Special Package for Development of Sports Infrastructure (SPDSI) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Replying to a question by Devinder Kukmar Manyal regarding the status of Multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall at Samba, the minister said that work on the project was apace and is likely to complete in 12 months, an official handout read.
He further informed that under Khelo India, the state government has sent a proposal for 31 projects to GoI for funding.
Responding to supplementary questions of Neelam Langeh, Sheikh Jabbar, Rajesh Gupta and Javed Rana, the minister said that government was committed to upgrade the sports infrastructure across the state to promote sports culture and that all the proposed projects would be completed expeditiously, the handout added.