Jammu Tawi, November 30
65th All India Police Hockey Championship-2016 is being held at Jammu from December 10. Being organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police the Championship would conclude on December 16, 2016. Arrangements for the National level Championship were reviewed at a senior police officers meeting held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here today. The meeting was chaired by Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar. Addressing the meeting, Rajendra disclosed that more than 28 national teams representing different States and Central Police Organizations of the country would be participating in the seven day long championship. The championship would be played at different venues in Jammu city viz K .K. Hakku Stadium, Gulshan Ground, DPL and Jammu University. The championship is played under the aegis of All India Police Sports Control Board, he added. Rajendra said that sports activities have helped to promote the talent of our personnel within the Organization, besides providing opportunity to the sports lovers particularly the youth of the State to witness national level competitions in the State. He said that our sports persons have excelled, bringing laurels for the Organization and the State. Besides national level championships, the Organization has been organizing a series of sports activities in different parts of the State within and outside the department to promote sports culture.
DGP stressed upon the organizers to work in close coordination with the committees already constituted to make the championship a success. Among others, the meeting was also attended by Additional Directors General of Police, VK Singh and L Mohanti, IsGP, Yoginder Koul, Muneer Ahmad Khan and Danesh Rana, DIGP, Alok Kumar and other police officers.