Srinagar: LG Manoj Sinha today launched one of the oldest golf clubs in the country with a rich history. Similar Golf Academy with national-level training facilities to be launched in Jammu soon. J&K aspires to be the Golfing capital of country.
We have made golf accessible to the common man. It is no longer the game of elite. Dream of Inclusive society being realized in J&K.
Golf Academy opened to the Government school children and golf lovers, the first batch to undergo 15 days training.
J&K government working on a multi-pronged strategy of continuously developing sports infrastructure, organizing sports events across the UT, arranging the best coaches,constantly monitoring, and fully utilizing the assets available to improve the sporting ecosystem in the region.
More than 17 lakh children will take part in different sports disciplines this year. 750 talented youth are being given top-class training in Football, 1.5 lakh players are expected to participate in 3405 matches in 11 tournaments.
J&K is a powerhouse of sporting talent, UT administration working diligently in creating a flourishing sports culture & providing the right platforms to budding sportspersons. At least 17 national-level sports events will be held in J&K alone this year.
All the 4290 panchayats have been linked with at least 2-3 sports activities, playfields have been made for them and alternative arrangements are being made where there is no panchayat land.
During the time of Corona restrictions, virtual training was arranged for 26,000 youth in various sporting disciplines by the Sports Council. The energy of sports gives us the power to connect & creative action, tweets office of LG J&K