Providing better sports facilities to youth on top priority: Kavinder

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Providing better sports facilities to the youth tops the priority list of the government and several new initiatives are being taken to improve sports infrastructure in the state. Speaker, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta said this while speaking at the concluding function of 11 Even Sports Inter School State Championships at Indoor Sports Complex, MA Stadium in Jammu.
The Table Tennis Championship was jointly organised by 11 Even Sports Pvt. Ltd and J&K State Table Tennis Association.
The Speaker further said both Sports and Education play an equally important role in the overall development of body and mind. He called upon parents to encourage their children for taking part in extra-curricular activities.
Later, the Speaker distributed medals among the winners of the championship in their respective categories. In the Junior Girls category, Iknoor Kour, Ragini Gupta, Manveen Kour and Iyrus of Delhi Public School (DPS) won Gold medal while as Gouri Gupta, Mehak Koul, Vidushi Gupta and Himani Gupta belonging to GD Goenka Public School won Silver medal. The Bronze medal in Junior Girls category was jointly shared by Swasti Awasthi, Simran Choudhary, Muskan Sharma and Arpita of Army Public School, Kaluchak and Suhani, Preesha Singh and Divyanshi Rajput of Heritage Public School.
In Junior Boys category, Saksham Verma, Rohan Langer, Kunwarjot Singh and Saimik belonging to Jodhamal Public School won Gold medal while as Silver medal was secured by Divyansh Gupta, Karmanya Sharma and Dhanjay Sharma of KC Public School. The Bronze medal was jointly shard by Priyansh Singh, manic Mittal, Aryaveer and Manan Mahajan of DPS, Jammu including Ragdeep Singh and Vishav Partap Charak of JK Public School.
Hargun Kour, Meghna Jain, Archita Kesar and Ashmit Kour of Presentation Convent Public School won Gold medal in Senior Girls category. The Silver medal was secured by Isha Ganju, Kavya Aggarwal, Nandika Sharma and Warnika Raina of GD Goenka Public School while as Bronze medal in this category was jointly shared by Snehael Goel, Pranika Gupta, Aadishree Sharma and Vandana Barathi Balamurugan of Heritage School and Sehaj Dubey, Nasreen Fatima and Sushant Sharma of DPS, Jammu.
In Senior Boys category, Hanumat Sharma, Anvit Gupta, Sudikshan and Dhananjay Sharma of KC Public School won Gold medal while as Koustav Sharma, Ojaswin Sharma, Aashray Kohli and Sawan Gupta of GD Goenka Public School won silver medal. The Bronze medal was jointly shared by Mahi, Harshit Ramotra, Sudansh Verma and Abhay Mahajan of Udhampur National Academy and Jasmeet Singh, Aviral Singh, Naman Gupta and Akshun Gandotra of Heritage School. Joint Secretary J&K State Sports Council Shiv Kumar Sharma and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.

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