Sports Is The Only Way To Build Knowledge, Skill And Motivation In Life: LG

AWANTIPORA, SEPTEMBER 06: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the 1st J&K Chancellor's Athletic Meet at IUST, Awantipora. Men & Women Athletes from different universities of Jammu and Kashmir are participating in the two-day athletic meet, organised by the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports.

On the occasion, the Lt Governor also inaugurated the 400 meters Synthetic Athletic Track and dedicated the facility to the athletes.

Extending his best wishes to the participating athletes, the Lt Governor said that the Chancellor's Athletic Meet is the first of its kind athletic tournament at University level in J&K, which provides perfect opportunities for young men & women to showcase their skills in this competition.

“Sports is the key to character building. Sports is the only way to build knowledge, skill and motivation in life. No one can forget the lesson learnt on the athletic track. It inculcates team spirit, pride, determination, virtue and creates an identity for the life”, observed the Lt Governor.

The Lt Governor advised the athletes to put their best efforts and take advantage of the opportunity to learn invaluable lessons on track.

The Lt Governor said, development of sports and mentoring of sportspersons are among top priorities of the government.

He highlighted the measures taken by the government for creating world-class infrastructure, engaging more youth in sports activities, nurturing the talent and providing every necessary support to sportspersons and athletes. 

 

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