STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Dr Naseem Javaid Chowdhary on Thursday convened a meeting to review the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) Projects and up-gradation work of Subhash Sports Stadium Udhampur for enhancement of sports facility in the district.
Various concerned officials of the J&K State Sports Council were present in the meeting wherein numerous issues were discussed.
It was stated that up-gradation of 11 components of construction is currently taking place at Subhash Stadium.
Secretary Sports Council directed the officials to keep the provision of six lane athletic track in the stadium for future course of action.
Further it was also decided that the walker’s track at Subhash Stadium, Udhampur will be completed within two weeks which includes resolving of issues with PHE Department.
Other completed and pending works of Subhash Stadium Udhampur were reviewed including construction of parking and main gate, construction of R-Wall and drain, fixing and installation of lights.
Secretary directed these works to be completed in 15-20 days positively.
He also asked to start the other repair and maintenance work from December 7, and was to be strictly adhered by all officials so that the project is be completed by December 31, 2018.
Meanwhile, JE, Sports Council has been directed to remain present through this month at the respective site of the stadium. Both J.E and Manager Udhampur Stadium will ensure the completion of the project at given deadline without any break, he said.
In order to facilitate the smooth functioning of construction work, the sports activities for the month of December 2018 shall be stopped.
Others who were present in the meeting include, R.K Bhat, Executive Engineer, Jammu, J&K State Sports Council, Assistant Executive Engineer, J&K State Sports Council, Rajiv Singh, Junior Engineer, J&K State Sports Council, Shaktish Kumar, Manager, Udhampur Subhash Sports Stadium, Hockey Coach, J&K State Sports Council and Project Coordinator, J&K State Sports Council.
Meanwhile, a young contingent of boys and girls from Leh on Thursday met Dr Naseem Javaid Chowdhary and putforth their issues.
Abdul Aziz, Black Belt Shodan who runs a Dhamika Kai Leh Karate Do Society at Leh requested secretary for equipment and other possible help.
Dr Naseem, while ensuring them of every possible support, said, “They are facing immense hardships due to lack of equipment and other things. We will consider their request and every possible support will be provided to them.”
He further added that J&K State Sports Council will provide a platform to the budding talents to compete at various levels.
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