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JAMMU: A meeting of the State Sports Scholarship Committee was convened today under the chairmanship of   Director General Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Navin Agarwal, to finalize the spots scholarship to the players who represented the state within & outside the state and won various medals.

 

The meeting decided to award sports scholarship to the Players who have represented the state during 2015 in 60th National School Games and each participating players shall also be awarded an amount of Rs. 1750/-each. A total amount of Rs. 9,32,000 was sanctioned in favour of 384 student players of National Level and 15 Gold Medalists , 08 Silver Medalist & 29 Bronze Medalist in National School Games held during the current year.

 

The players who have not submitted their scholarship forms due to certain reasons were advised to submit the same in their respective District Headquarters & the scholarship to such players shall be considered in the month of May, 2015. Director Physical Education, University of Jammu; Joint Director, Youth Services & Sports Kashmir besides other officers attended the meeting.

 

 

 

 

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JAMMU: In order to formulate the syllabus in the Physical Education to be introduced at the Secondary School level, a high -level meeting of officers of Education, J&K BOSE and Youth Services & Sports Departments was held here today under the chairmanship of  Mr. Navin Agarwal, Director General Youth Services and Sports J&K.

 

During the deliberations, it was pointed out that the subject of Physical Education has been made compulsory by the State Government in all Middle and High Schools vide order no. 68-Edu-Tech of 2005 Dated: 16-05-2005, but till date standard syllabus for secondary school has not been framed and submitted to J&K BOSE for finalization and its introduction.

 

Mr. Navin Agarwal said that the delay in introducing the syllabus has not only affected the sports aptitude of the young generation, but has also left them far away to avail the chance to groom as a classified sports person and individual having personality full of values for a credible citizen of a country. He added that introducing Physical Education as a compulsory subject for secondary level will  prove  useful in right perspective for the students as also to maintain the accountability of Physical Education Teachers.

 

Mr. B.K. Pathak,  Representative of Secretary  Board of Secondary School Education, Munshi Mohammad Javed Representative of Director School Education, Kashmir, Mr. Saif Ali Chouhan, Representative of Director, Education Department, Jammu,  Mr.  Madan Lal, Joint Director Youth Services and Sports, Kashmir, Dr. Hartej Singh, Principle Govt. College of Physical Education, Haji Mirza Hussain and other officers associated with the subject attended the meeting and shared their views on the subject.

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SRINAGAR: Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Srinagar, East, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah along with Principal Islamia College, Hawal, Professor, Muhammad Aslam Baba inaugurated the two-day open carom championship at Islamia College Indoor hall, here on Monday. The event organized by District Sports Development Association, Srinagar under the auspices of J&K Sports Development Association attracted around 70 players from all over valley for participation.

Hailing the organizers for coming up with such an event in the heart of Old City, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah said, “It is great to see organization like JKSDA coming forward with the events like this. I myself belong to Old City have spent precious years of my life in the area. There is misconception among the people that Old City youth are intelligent and have no qualities. They mostly are wrong as Old City has given state many well known faces in every arena including sports”.

“I consider both education and sports important and youth should be attached to both and make name for themselves. I am always ready to help in organizing events like this and hope that JKSDA comes up with many more such events,” he said. Principal Islamia College, Professor. M. Aslam Baba said that the doors of college are always open for the events like this and Islamia College has earned name for itself in the sports arena.

“Apart from academics, Islamia College has earned its own name in sports arena. The college campus keep buzzing with activities throughout the year with sports activities. We always ready to help any organizations who want to organize activities in the College,” he said. JKSDA Sr. Vice-President, Rauf Ahmad Tramboo while giving details about the event said that only aim about coming up with event like Carrom is to give youth and talented players platform to showcase their talent.

“It is first time that we are organizing event like Carrom that is being played almost in every household of State. However, irony is that there are not many events for youth being held to show their talent in this game. It is for that reason we have organized this event and the response is amazing,” Tramboo said. On the inaugural day competition of YUnder-14 boys and Open female category were held. In the female category, Aaliya Sultan bagged first place while as Insha Afzal bagged second. Asma Baba bagged third place.

In the Under-14 boys category, Rouf Ahmad Dar bagged first position while as Aqib Manzoor bagged second place. Ilhan Bin Bilal bagged third position. The competition in senior boys category will continue on the second day of the event. The event is being held in collaboration with Physical Education department, Islamia College. Amoung others present on the occasion were, JKSDA Vice-President Alta fur Rehman, JKSDA Gen Secretary Waseem Farooq and members Mir Nazir, Adil Shah and Reyaz Wani.