Rs 200 Crore Allotted For Development Of Sports Infrastructure On Modern Pattern In Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 28 (TNA) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur has said that the Centre has allocated Rs 200 crore investment to develop sports infrastructure in Jammu & Kashmir on modern patterns. He added that there will be one highly equipped indoor stadium in each district of J&K.
The Minister also e-inaugurated three highly equipped indoor stadiums in Budgam, Pulwama and Anantnag. Now sports facility in these stadiums will run 365 days without getting affected by weather or other disruptions, the Minister said.
The Minister further said that “in future, it will be my desire and aim to visit every district of J&K and personally witness the requirements on ground”. He also said the government is going to start procedures for upgradation and renovation of all existing sports infrastructure at par with international standards.
Thakur has also appealed to the young generation particularly inspiring youth to say no to drugs and use sports as tool of personal development, capability and talent which will enable them to compete in any competitions be it in sports or in academic field.