SRINAGAR: Minister for Rural Development & Panchayats, Mr. Ali Mohammad Sagar today inspected various sports stadia being developed and upgraded in the Srinagar city.
He was accompanied by senior officers of different departments like J&K Sports Council, UEED, SMC etc.
While inspecting the pace of work on the stadium at Baghe Dilawar Khan in the old city, the Minister directed the officers to speed up the levelling and other related things so that the youth of the area get the requisite facilities for showcasing and polishing their sports talent.
“The Government has undertaken a massive programme for upgrading the sports infrastructure across the state, so that the youth get the requisite facilities for honing their talent and skills. Several sports person of the state have made their mark at national and international level and brought laurels to their respective divisions and areas’’, he maintained.
Mr Sagar also inspected the pavilion being constructed at Radapora Stadium and directed for its early completion. He said the stadium would be having all the state of art facilities so that the youth of the area can get all the necessary infrastructural facilities in order to boost their sporting talent.
The Minister also visited the Zinda Shah Stadium and directed the officers for speeding up the levelling of the sports field so that the same can be utilised by the youth. He said that it has been provided with the state of art facilities and the sports persons of the area and its catchments would be getting all the requisite amenities.
Mr Sagar also undertook an extensive tour of different areas of Khanyar constituency and directed the officers to speed up the pace of work of various developmental projects. He also asked the UEED officers to undertake necessary augmentation of drainage system in the old city so that people do not face any inconvenience.