SRINAGAR, Mar 08: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday said that sports plays pivotal role for sound mental and physical health of youth and various measures are being taken to strengthen the sports scenario of the valley.
The Div Com said this while interacting with participants of Bismillah Knock-out T-20 Cricket Tournament at Islamia College Hawal. As many as 16 teams are participating in the tournament and today first two semi finals were played at the Islamia College grounds.
Dr Samoon said that sports activities are important for the overall development of youth. He said that government is committed to develop the sports infrastructure in the valley to boost the sports activities and provide better platform to the players.
The Div com directed the concerned officers to complete the renovation works of Radpora and Gani Memorial Stadiums at the earliest. He emphasized youth to participate actively in the sports activities. He announced that a team of best players will be selected from all over Kashmir to play division level match with Jammu.
Dr Samoon also planted tree at the college campus as part of green Kashmir drive.