Gangtok, 23 Dec (IPR): A coordination meeting of the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs was held at Paljor Stadium Conference Hall, Gangtok, today. The meeting was presided by Secretary, Department of SYA.
The meeting mainly deliberated on the following agendas: Inter Constituency Football Tournament 2019–20; Sporting Activities at GPU Level 2019–20; and inter Coaching Camp and talent hunt Programme
The Inter-Constituency Football Tournament 2019–20 under Rural Sports will be conducted at two venues - Jorethang and Paljor Stadium - in the first round. The final round will be played at Jorethang Playground on the occasion of Maghey Sankrati.
The entries should be completed by 28 Dec, 2019 and the fixture will be drawn in the Chamber of Minister, Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Sikkim on 03 Jan, 2020.
Sporting activities at all Gram Panchayat Level under RDD will be conducted as per the decision of the Government. The Sports Department will give full technical support for conducting these sports activities.
The Department will also conduct the winter coaching and talent hunt programme in 13 Sports disciplines at four Districts as usual from 05 Jan, 2020 to 31 Jan, 2020. Another programme of talent hunt will also be conducted for U-13 and U-15 year boy’s football players.
The meeting was attended by all PETs, Coaches and officers of the department from all four Districts.