Baramulla: As part of Union Government’s special outreach Programme to get first hand appraisal of various developmental parameters, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs and Youth Affairs and Sports, Nisith Pramanik Wednesday paid visit to Mirgund Pattan where he inaugurated Indoor Sports Stadium constructed at an estimated cost of of Rs. 3.83 Crore.
After inaugurating the stadium, various sports activities were held wherein the young and enthusiastic players showed their talent.
On the occasion, the Minister applauded the young and energetic players for showing their enthusiastic participation. He termed sports as a viable platform for channelising potential of dynamic youth besides keeping them away from wrong pursuits like drug addiction, anti social activities etc.
While emphasizing upon the youth to come forward, the Minister said that several novel measures are being taken as part of youth engagement programme which aims to empower them and direct them towards productive pursuits. He appreciated the efforts of local administration for organising such sports events and assured every support on the part of Union Government.