Srinagar, June 6: As part of the plan to speedup the ongoing Sports Infrastructure developmental work and upgrade existing ones, Secretary J&K Sports Council on Saturday visited North Kashmir Stadiums and playfields .
Nuzhat Gull toured various playfields, indoor stadiums and other sports facilities in districts of Baramulla and Bandipora.
In Bandipora , Secretary Sporrs Council met District Development Commissioner Dr. Owais Ahmad and discussed various issues pertaining to the sports in the district.
On laying new sports facilities in the district, it was decided to earmark the land for the same on priority, besides discussing the advent of water sports,boxing and wrestling activities in the district.
Secretary also met sports clubs representatives and urged them to play active role in the sports and anti drug campaigns.
Later, Secretary Sports Council visited Sheri Kashmir Sports Stadium Bandipora where she directed the team of engineers from construction division Kashmir for facelifting of pavillion and dismantling of old change rooms. Gull directed the team to construct new block with a hall to be made available for Boxing and Table tennis .
Secratary Sports Council also visited Khushal Sports Stadium, Sopore where she gave on spot to directions to the accompanying team of officials for immediate preparation of turf wicket and construction of synthetic volleyball court.
She also gave instructions for completion of pavilion block on war footing and purchase of machinery and met a delegation of players. She urged players to urge youth for joining in sports activities and assured them of all possible assistance.She gave an ear to their demands and assured for early redressal.
Secretary Sports Council also visited Shadipora, Sumbal sports facilities and directed the CDK team to ensure availability of clean water supply in the premises for use of athletes. She also gave standing instruction for installation of exhaust fans for proper ventilation besides facelifting of existing indoor sports hall.
Secretary was accompanied by Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Chief Accounts Officer Sports Council, Iqbal Ahmed Executive Engineer CDK, Irfan Ahmad, Technical Officer and Nuzhat Farooq, Divisional Sports Officer Kashmir and other officials of Sports Council