JAMMU, Mar 15: After the observation made by the Observors from J&K Sports Council headed by Jt Secretary(J) Shiv Sharma that J&K Olympic Association had made utter mockery of Sports Council guidelines , the State Sports Council after approval from Government derecognized J&K Olympic Association.
Secretary, Sports Council, Jawaid Shah forwarded the observation of Observers to Government of J&K vide communication no UO SC/124/110 dtd19.02.16 seeking derecognition of JKOA.
J&k Government vide communication no Edu/Tech/Phy/2016 dtd 03.03.16 conveyed administrative approval for accepting demands in terms of Rule-27 of the constitution of J&k Sports Council.
Secretary Sports Council vide order no 182 of 2016 , dtd 15.03.2016 derecognized the J&K Olympic Association with immediate effect from Tuesday.
As per the order copy with Cross Town News, the order states “The recognition granted to J&K Olympic Association is hereby withdrawn with immediate effect. The Association shall not be eligible for grant-in-aid as well as other forms of assistance from the State government/J&K Sports Council and not to derive the authority to perform the public function of organizing State Games or selecting and deputing the State Teams/contingent for participation in Zonal/National level competition/games and also not to represent the state in National Sports Federation/Indian Olympic Association events, meets , conferences etc on behalf of J&K State.”