Officers should do target oriented work
Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Shri Jitu Patwari on Thursday reviewed the State Olympic Games, Vidhyak Cup and the need for feeder centers in the districts at a meeting of district sports officers of the state at T.T. Nagar Stadium. Shri Patwari said that officers should do target oriented work. They should perform all the assigned duties efficiently. Moreover, they should also implement departmental schemes with promptness and seriousness and focus on work. Officers with outstanding works get ready for rewards and officers with bad performance for punishment, he added.
State Olympic Games
Shri Patwari instructed to organize the State Olympic Games in a systematic manner. He said that our aim is to create awareness among the youth towards sports in the state, make sports accessible, identify talented sportspersons and provide them with modern facilities and training. In this regard, every District Sports Officer will have to work with the District Education Officer to create a school sports nursery. The State Olympic competitions will be held on November 14 at district level and November 15 to 20 at division level. The state level games will be held in two phases from November 23 to 29.
Talking about the Vidhayak Cup, Minister Shri Patwari said that games in which at least 50 teams (Boys 25 / Girls 25) can participate in the Vidhayak Cup at the assembly level should be chosen. He said that the first five districts that will hold competition with 50 teams in the Vidhayak Cup, will be given an additional amount of Rs 2 lakh. An amount of Rs One lakh is given for organizing the Vidhayak Cup.
Shri Jitu Patwari also held discussions with the District Sports Officers about the games at the feeder centre proposed in the districts. He said that it is necessary to take care to run the feeder center properly. He said that the action plan of the districts where there is a need for a feeder centre should be prepared and presented soon. He also issued instructions for the training of coaches of the feeder centres.
Construction of first phase of swimming pool in Indore will be completed by March
Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Shri Jitu Patwari reviewed the construction work of the international standard swimming pool in Indore. Director Dr. S.L. Thausen informed that the work of the first phase of the swimming pool will be completed by the month of March. In the meeting, the Indore Development Authority (IDA) also gave a presentation on the construction work of the swimming pool.