Medal winning outcome of rigorous training, fair selection: Chibber
JAMMU, Nov 13: Director Youth Services and Sports J&K, Sh Subash Chander Chibber while chairing the meeting of Officers of the Department and Conveners of various Committees constituted for smooth conduct of the 67th National School Games, reviewed the arrangements for these games at his Office Chambers here today.
While serving instructions to the Conveners of various committees, Mr Chibber said that the recently held 67th National School Games in the disciplines of Football and Volleyball at Srinagar set an example, adding that the officers and officials need to work with the same spirit, enthusiasm and fervour to make the upcoming event in U-14 boys & girls Judo and U-19 boys & girls Fencing a historic one.
Mr Chibber said that emerging champions in Football and winning third place in Volleyball at Srinagar was the outcome of rigorous training of athletes and transparency and fairness in the selection process.
“The Coaching Camps in Judo and Fencing are going on and the Department is hoping good haul of medals in both these sports disciplines. I reckon, the field staff of the Department is doing a great job,” maintained Mr Chibber.
He further said that it was for the first time, the Department is hosting four National events in a particular season, the grand opening ceremony of which was held in Srinagar on October 31 and the Closing Ceremony will be held in Jammu after the conclusion of the Fencing event on November 24, 2023.
Mr Chibber advised the Conveners of various committees to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the successful conduct of the 67th National School Games in the disciplines of Judo U-14 boys and girls and Fencing U-19 boys & girls, commencing from November 15, 2023 at Gymnasium Hall. University of Jammu.
Mr Chibber was accompanied by Joint Director Youth Services and Sports (J), Sh Suram Chand Sharma, Deputy Director Youth Services and Sports (C), Sh Jitender Mishra, Deputy Director Youth Services Sports, Planning, Ravi Kumar and Accounts Officer of the Directorate, Sh Sunil Kumar.
The Conveners or Assistant Conveners of all the 13 Committees attended the meeting. The Committees constituted for the smooth conduct of the events include Reception Committee, Control Room, Boarding & Lodging Committee, Transport Committee, Ceremony Committee, Press & Publicity Committee, Technical Committee, Medical Committee, Laison Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Security Committee, Equipment Committee and the Jury of Appeal
Meanwhile, 30 teams of various States/UTs drawn from across the country are expected to take part in this sporting extravaganza. Out of which six teams have already reached Jammu.
The participating teams include Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, IBSSO, IPSE, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kendra Vidhyalay Sangathan, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Navodya Vidhyalaya, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Vidhya Bharti, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, CBSE welfare Sports Organisation. Out of these teams, five teams have already reached Jammu.
Press & Publicity Committee
67th National School Games Judo, Fencing