Review Meeting of Youth Affairs & Sports Dept.
Jaipur, The Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje said that basic infrastructure facilities in sport should be developed in rural and urban areas so that players of national and international level could be prepared in the state.
Smt. Raje was reviewing the progress of the budget announcements of Youth Affairs and Sports department at CMO here on Wednesday. She said that sports academies should be prepared for the major sports in the state.
The Chief Minister said that focus should be made on promoting shooting, archery, horse riding, basketball, volleyball and hockey and specialist coaches should be engaged to provide training in these sports. She also suggested that talent search camps should be organised at divisional headquarter level so that best talent could be encouraged and trained to participate at national and international level.
Smt. Raje said there should be a period for sports in schools to promote students to participate in various games. She said sports medicine and nutrition facilities could also be developed.
The Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Gajendra Singh Khimvsar informed about the basic infrastructure facilities being developed in the state.
The Principal Secretary Youth Affairs & Sports J C Mahanti gave presentation about the implementation of budget announcements and their progress. The Principal Secretary Finance P S Mehra, Secretary Planning Akhil Arora and other officials were present in the meeting.