Advisor Farooq Khan chairs meeting regarding formulation of sports policy for J&K
SRINAGAR : Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today chaired a meeting regarding formulation of sports policy for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Youth Services and Sports, Director Youth Services and Sports, Secretary, J&K Sports Council, Director Budget, Special Secretary Law Department and Additional Secretary, GAD.
The meeting was informed that the proposed sports policy is aimed at providing opportunity to all citizens to participate in sports, develop, maintain and optimally utilize high quality sports infrastructure. Besides, main focus of this policy would be to channelize youth energy in a right direction for their overall development and reward the outstanding sportspersons.
Advisor asked the officers to ensure that the policy would be a comprehensive package for complete promotion and development of potential sports in the UT. He said taking both education and sports together would prove to be a game changer towards transforming the lives of youths to new highs for their overall personality development.
“The new sports policy should be formulated based on high ethical standards and values including doping free games besides impartial and equitable treatment to all players irrespective of any social, political or cultural consideration”, Advisor maintained.