Tuesday, July 27, 2021

J&K: LG along with Sports Minister inaugurate Khelo India Centre of Excellence, “Water Sports Academy” at Nehru Park

In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha along with Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju today inaugurated Khelo India Centre of Excellence, “Water Sports Academy” at Nehru Park in world-famous Dal Lake in Srinagar city.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kiren Rijiju assured full support of Union Sports Ministry in development of sports in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that for the promotion of football amongst the women folks, Women Football league will be conducted in the region.

Lietenant Governor Manoj Sinha present on the occasion expressed gratitude to Kiren Rijiju and thanked Govt of India for adopting the Water Sports Centre as Khelo India Centre of Excellence. He said that the inauguration of the Khelo India Centre of Excellence at Srinagar today is a moment of great happiness as the state-of-the-art centre of Excellence would give wings to the potential of many athletes of Jammu and Kashmir.

On the occasion, various water Sports activities, demonstrations showcasing water sports talent of J&K including kayaking, Surf Riding, Canoe Slalom, Dal lifestyle,  Water skiing , Canoe Sprint Race, swimming, besides, cultural programmes were presented to mark the event.

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