Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dami kicked off the national championship Teri Water Sports Cup held at Lake Teri on Wednesday, awarding medals to the winning teams of the first session. The Prime Minister inspected the various stalls set up at the venue, which was also attended by Union Energy Minister RK Singh.
Speaking about the event, Dami said it was the first time a national level sporting event was held on Lake Tehri. “Today, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a ‘rich sports culture’ is developing in the country. The players’ historic performances in various sports at the international level in recent years are proof of this,” he said.
Mr Dami said sport is a mode in which athletes not only bring glory to themselves and their families, but also to their state and country. of players say they are enhancing state and national honor at the international level.
Dami said that while the government was implementing a “new sports policy” in the states, the government was also announcing the reintroduction of “sports quotas” in employment. He thanked THDC for organizing the event and said that while young people in the state will have the opportunity to showcase their talents, tourism in the Teheri region will also develop.
He said hosting the games in Teheri will inject new energy into the youth of the state and country that represent India in water sports. , is a priority of our government.There are currently several plans in place for the tourism development of Tehri.The work to make Lake Tehri a tourist center on an international level is taking place at a fast pace. there is,” he said.
Union Energy Minister RK Singh said the promotion of sports was a priority for the central government. “It was decided by the Ministry of Power that all companies in the Ministry of Power adopt one sport.In this order the Kayak Canoe sport was adopted by THDC India Limited,” he said.
The Federal Energy Minister said a training center with world-class facilities will be set up in Teheri, where the stay and training of the players will be arranged. (Ani)
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