Jammu: Principal Secretary Youth Services & Sports Department Alok Kumar on Tuesday E-launched the first ever ‘YSS Cup’ at Khail Gaon Nagrota here. All the 20 district contingents participated in the E-launching of the sports extravaganza through virtual mode.
While speaking on the occasion, Alok Kumar said,‘’ The YSS Cup 2021 is the brain child of J&K’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and the basic motive behind organising YSS Cup is to tap sports talent in young boys and girls at the panchayat levels and to provide them the best possible ways of showcasing their talent.’’
He further stated that such initiatives are taken to involve the talent and energy of JK youth in the positive direction. He further said that these activities are meant to provide facility of play to the young blood at their door steps.
Pertinently four games viz Cricket, Volleyball, Kabbadi and Kho-Kho have been kept for the choice of both students and non-students to select from for taking part in the game and sport of their choice.
A total of 21360 teams from different panchayats of the UT are taking part in the Inter-Panchayat Block Level competitions.
Director Youth Services and Sports Department J&K Gazanfar Ali also participated in the E-launching of the mega event.