Dharamshala: Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Anurag Thakur said that High Performance and Altitude Training Center will be opened in Dharamshala in which sportspersons will be trained for all types of sports. Anuraag asked the Kangra MP Kishan Kapoor and Dharamshala MLA Vishal Naihari to arrange land for opening a residential academy of table tennis in Dharamshala . Anurag Thakur was speaking at the Indoor Stadium in Dharamshala on Saturday after inaugurating the Sub Junior National and Inter State Table Tennis Championship competition organized by Himachal Pradesh Table Association in Dharamshala.
Anurag Thakur said that in today’s era, there are excellent opportunities available to advance through sports and a higher status can be achieved from the field of sports in life. Thakur said , “ table tennis has made its mark at the international level. Therefore, there are possibilities of moving forward in this game.” He also called upon the youth to participate continuously in sports to keep away from the evil of drugs. Also said that by participating in sports, the body will remain healthy and strong.
Earlier he distributed table tennis kits to the players and announced to provide 100 tennis tables for different centres in HP .
On this occasion, MP Kishan Kapoor said that sports along with education have special importance in student life. Sports lead to multifaceted development of children’s personality. They develop the qualities of combativeness, discipline, cooperation and leadership.
On this occasion, MLA Vishal Naihari, former president, Employees Welfare Association Ghanshyam Sharma, Director HPCA Sanjay Sharma, Vishal Sharma, former MLA Sanjay Chaudhary, Deputy Commissioner Kangra Rakesh Kumar Prajapati, Superintendent of Police Vichitam Ranjan, officials of various departments, players and non-players Children were present .