Punjab Govt Releases Annual Sports Calendar
Business Standard (PTI): With an aim to engage youth in sports and wean them away from menace of drugs, Sports Department in Punjab today released annual calendar, which includes tournaments like Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh Punjab Games and hockey league.
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who also holds the sports portfolio, had already approved the calendar with strict instructions to provide all facilities to the students in educational institutes to create atmosphere for healthy competition.
Giving details of the sports calendar, Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal, Director Sports, Punjab said that block level rural competitions for boys and girls under-16 years would be organised in all 142 blocks in July-August 2014. Cont.