JAMMU: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari announced that Youth Services and Sports ministry would move a proposal for development of the main ground and anastro turf hockey ground on the adjacent land at GGM Science College.
Addressing students and faculty here at the inaugural function of maiden sports tournament hosted by Cluster University Jammu.
Ansari also highlighted the importance of sports for overall development of the students and said that the last three years have witnessed massive sports infrastructure development in Jammu and Kashmir.
He hailed the state government and centre for providing liberal funding for the purpose. “We know children face many challenges as they grow up. Sports help them to develop positive attitude and forget their worries” Ansar said and reiterated that state government is committed to promote sports culture in the state as the youth who form more than fifty percent of state’s population need it badly to save themselves from treading on the wrong path.
The event would continue till March 12 and witness Football Volleyball, Cricket, Kabbadi, Kho Kho and other game contests among the teams of five constituent colleges of the CLUJ. Earlier, Vice-chancellor Prof Anju Bhasin in her welcome address gave full credit to pro chancellor Altaf Bukhari and his team for their support in accomplishing the challenge to establish the new varsity.