SRINAGAR: First-ever state volleyball referee clinic, 2018 on Saturday was inaugurated at S.K Sports Stadium Bandipora.
The referee clinic was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary.
The Clinic is aimed at to provide latest technical know-how and expertise about referee course to 60 selected physical education teachers and senior players of the state.
In his inaugural address, the DDC said that 51 sports fields are being developed across urban and rural areas of the district on which Rs. 1.30 crore will be utilized. He said development of volleyball courts at village level and provision of sports kits and tracksuits to the sports persons will also be undertaken.
The DDC said that a sports calendar which contains sports activities for full year shall be released soon.
On the occasion, SSP Bandipora urged upon the youth to take part in sports activities wholeheartedly.
General Secretary J&K Volley Ball Association Vijay Manghotra said that the participants and other sports lovers shall avail the benefits of the state level referee clinic and learn latest techniques of sports and referring.
Among others, Chief Executive Officer VolleyBall Federation of India, Kuldeep Manghotra, senior executive member J&K Volleyball Association, International referee (Director Coordinator Referee Clinic) Rameshwar Chauhan, CEO Bandipora, Secretary District Volleyball Association besides media and other sportspersons were present at the inaugural function.