PULWAMA, OCTOBER 06: DDC Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar today kick-started the divisional level Under-17 and Under-19 Girls softball ball tournament here at DPL Pulwama, which is being organized by the Directorate of Youth Services and Sports J&K and hosted by District Youth Services and Sports, Pulwama.
Teams from all the districts of J&K are participating in this Tournament. Speaking on the occasion, District Development Commissioner said the purpose of organizing such events is to nourish the sports talent and inculcate team spirit among the youths. He said the youths of the state have an immense potential to excel in this field.
The DDC further said that time and again sports has acted as fillip and passport to a better life. He said such tournaments will give opportunity to budding players for participating further at State and National level tournaments and called sports as an emerging career in the modern world.
He said the need of the hour is to harness the young and potential talent in positive direction and advised the youth to take part in the sports activities on a regular basis.
He expressed hope that the youth of the area would work hard to bring laurels to the state.
Officials of Youth Services and Sports Department were also present on the occasion.