“When hundreds of young boys and girls participate in sports activities, they not only indulge in healthy competition, but also emerge as ambassadors of peace, prosperity and brotherhood. It leads to the creation of a society that is free from the feeling of fear, insecurity and discrimination” he added.
Noting that a determined youth can solve any problem at hand, the Lt Governor observed that the UT government, working with the same spirit, has formulated Youth Clubs in every Panchayat so that with active cooperation of the youth, there can be rapid social and economic development of the society.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor also appreciated the efforts of Jammu Kashmir Police to keep the youth away from drugs through various programs and sustained campaigns. He also complimented the tireless efforts of JKP personnel in the fight against Covid wherein they worked in close coordination with the civil administration.
Acknowledging the patience, courage, and unwavering commitment of J&K Police personnel towards their duties, the Lt Governor assured them that the UT government is fully committed to ensure healthcare, education, dignity, and all possible facilities to the police personnel’s families.
Prominent among others present on the occasion were Junaid Azim Mattu, Mayor SMC; Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Baseer Khan, Advisors to Lt Governor; Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Dilbag Singh, DGP; R. R. Swain, Special DG; S.J.M Gillani, ADGP Armed; Pandurang K Pole, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir; Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir, besides senior officers of Civil and Police were also present.
Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, Member, Central Waqf Council, and Chairperson, Waqf Development Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs, GoI also graced the occasion.