Srinagar: To discuss and frame the annual Inter college sports calendar a meeting of Physical Directors/Sports Incharge of all affiliated Colleges of the University of Kashmir was held at KU.
The meeting was organized by Directorate of Physical Education and Sports University of Kashmir and was chaired by Dr. Nisar Ahmad Khan Coordinator Directorate of Physical Education and Sports KU while as Mr Nadeem Ahmad Dar Assistant Director conducted the proceedings of the meeting.
Dr. Nisar Ahmad briefly apprised the members about the steps taken by the Directorate in the recent past for the promotion of the Sports.
The members present expressed their delight on hearing that the Directorate has made Sports hostel fully functional wherein the participating players and officials in various sports activities/coaching camps will be accommodated which was a long pending demand of the players.
They also congratulated the Directorate for deputing as many as 25 teams out of which 12 were women teams for participation in various All India/North Zone Inter University Tournaments and bringing laurels for the university by winning 2 silver and 9 bronze medals in recently concluded All India Pencaksilat tournament (men/women) at GNDU Amritsar.
After threadbare discussions the annual sports calendar for Inter College tournaments was framed. During the meeting special emphasis was laid on more women participation and introduction of few more Inter college tournaments particularly in winter sports (snow skiing).
During the meeting a question –answer session was also held and few queries raised by Physical Directors were responded by the officials of the Directorate present on the occasion.
All members were requested to remain proactive in ensuring their college teams participation in various Inter college tournaments scheduled to be organised by the Directorate.
The Directorate assured them every possible support viz a viz providing services of coaches for coaching various college teams.
They were also requested to avoid using the nomenclature of Inter college tournament to avoid confusion in future. Surjeet kour Sports Assistant of the Directorate presented vote of thanks on behalf of all members.