Gulmarg: Principal Secretary to Government Youth Services & Sports Department Alok Kumar on Thursday inaugurated 15 days Skiing training course for girls here.
Speaking on the inaugural ceremony Kumar said ‘’It’s heartening to see JK girls taking active part in sports and shining in different games like their counterparts.”
He applauded the role of the field staff of the Department for taking pains in getting young children and youth involved in various sports across J&K.
He was accompanied by Joint Director of the Department Bashir Ahmed and other senior officers and officials of the Department.
This year the training about the basics in skiing for school children of different J&K districts had clinched from the month of January. The first batch consisted of 100 boy skiers from 10 districts of the J&K.
Around 100 girls from 13 districts of the J&K are getting training about the basics of skiing by the skilled trainers of the Department under the technical supervision of Gul Mustafa Dev.