Srinagar: In a rousing ceremony held at Sher-i Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex, a multipurpose sports faculty all under one roof was inaugurated by Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary union territory of J&K. The multipurpose facility named as Srinagar Sports Club shall be first of its kind, all in one sports facility for Billiards, Snooker , Chess , Carrom, Table Tennis, Yoga, Sports Library and Nutrition and entrepreneurship etc. Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta was flanked by Sarmad Hafeez. Secretary to Govt , Tourism and Culture, Director Tourism Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo, Director Youth Services and Sports, Gazanfar Ali and Secretary Sports Council Nuzhat Gull besides other officials and officers.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Mehta while appreciating the efforts of J&K sports council said, “the initiative is aimed towards bringing the atheletes under one roof for developing the healthy ecosystem and club shall go a long way in fostering the bonds between athletes of varied backgrounds and thus pave way for overall development of youth of J&K.
He also added that during winter the club and adjoining stadium shall become hub of sports and youth activities and therefore add colour to the drab settings.