Department of Youth Services and Sports Skiing Courses begin at Gulmarg

Gulmarg : The annual training program in skiing organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) started today at the picturesque Gulmarg resort.
According to an official statement, the first batch of 60 student skiers started their training program today in snow covered valley of Gulmarg under the supervision of Director General of YSS, Dr. Saleem ur Rehman.
The DG expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the training courses, “We have deputed trained officials and skiing instructors of the department for the successful conduct of the camp. The trainers are working under the technical guidance of Olympian Gul Mustafa Dev,” he said.
The DG said the department has restarted these courses with a new vigor and commitment after a break of few years. “We are happy to see our youth showing keen interest in joining these training courses,” he said.
Dr Rehman said that the department has made best possible arrangements for boarding and lodging of the trainees at the scenic health resort.
The group comprises of 40 trainees of the College of Physical Education Ganderbal and 20 from different educational institutes of district Baramulla will complete the training course in twelve days.
Two more training courses are scheduled after the completion of this program, he added.