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Sports vital for mental and physical development


   Jammu, January 27 (Scoop News) –   The Minister for Industries and Commerce,  Surjit Singh Slathia today enjoined upon the youth to get associated with the sports activities in a big way as it was important for their mental and physical development.

            Inaugurating Mini Sports Stadium at Industrial Estate, Bari Brahmna today afternoon,  Slathia said Government has decided to create sports infrastructure at district and block levels to provide sports facilities to the youth in nook and corners of the State.

            Saying that education without co-curricular activities is in complete,  Slathia said that sports are being introduced in every Government as well as private educational institutions to exploit the sports talent of students. “Youth of the State have tremendous sports potential which needs to be channelized by providing basic sports facilities,  Slathia added.

            After inauguration of the Stadium, the final match of the 34th Volley Ball Tournament was played there, which was won by the local Pintoo club by defeating the Raman club. Twenty football teams participated in the tournament which was organized by SAHYOG Committee, Industrial Estates, Bari-Brahmna.

             Slathia also gave away trophies among the winning and runner up teams.