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LEH: Expressing dissatisfaction over poor performance of some schools in sports, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh (LAHDC), Dorjey Motup urged the schools to gear up for better performances in future.
“Funds to improve and promote sports will be provided based on the performance result of the schools in sports,” he said at the closing ceremony of the Inter School Athletic Meet at NSD Sports Complex, here on Wednesday. He said that sports ensures physical and mental fitness.
The meet was held for High and Middle Schools of Leh, Chuchot, Kharu, Nyoma and Durbok Zones and Higher Secondary Schools of Leh District.
Dorjey Motup was the Chief Guest and EC Health/Youth Services and Sports was the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, CEC appreciated the contribution of YS&S Department, Education Department, PT masters/teachers and participating students for successful conclusion of the Meet.
CEC said that Council is determined to promote sports in the district and efforts are on to complete the indoor stadium at the earliest. He added that with schemes like Khelo India there is huge opportunity to explore the potential of Ladakhi children in sports. He directed the YS&S Department to ensure special arrangements for the students considering weather conditions and assured full support from Hill Council.
Gyal P Wangyal stressed that it’s the responsibility of physical education teachers and masters to ensure proper training of students and make them a good sportsperson. He informed that he would start to take performance report of physical education teachers and masters and accordingly they will be rewarded. Addressing the students, he said that in sports interaction and participation is more important while winning and losing is a part of game.
Councilor Upper Leh, Councilor Khaltsi, District YS&S Officer, District Education Planning Officer, Secretary J&K State BOSS, PETs and masters were present on the occasion.
On the occasion relay and other running events were also conducted.Later, in the medal ceremony the guests honoured the position holders in different athletic events performed during the 3-day Inter School Athletic Meet.
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