Girls athletics meet to commence from Feb 12 in Kathua

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With a view to effectively implement “Pahal: Ek Kadam nari samman ki aur” initiative and to encourage the importance of girl child in the society, District Administration Kathua in association with District Youth Services and Sports Office Kathua is going to organize Girls Athletics Meet at all blocks of Kathua from February 12.

The District Administration has initiated the drive to organize sports competition dedicated for girls wherein Government as well as private school girls child can participate in multi disciplined sports competition.

Under the initiative long jump , shot put, race (100m/200m), Kabaddi and Kho-Kho events will be organized at Blocks viz Kathua, Barnoti , Marheen , Hiranagar , Basholi and Billawar under the supervision of respective Zonal Physical Education Officers (ZPEO).

DC Kathua, Ramesh Kumar disclosed that the Girl’s Athletic Meet is one of the activities launched under systematic sensitization initiative PAHAL of the District Administration to spread the message of Beti Bachao Beti Padao campaign. He, further, informed that District Youth Services & Sports Officer Kathua has been assigned to ensure maximum participation if girls in athletics meet in a disciplined and coordinated manner. He said the role of every stakeholder is decisive to achieve desired results under these initiatives. He said provision for facilitating best performer has also been devised to encourage the girls. He further added that after the completion of block level events, similar sports activities shall be held at District headquarter.

The systematic sensitization programme “Pahal: Ek Kadam Naari Samman Ki Aur”  of District Administration Kathua  was launched by Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr Pawan Kotwal on February 03,2016 at District Sports Stadium Kathua.