DYS&S Skiing Course for Girls begins, 30 girl students participating
Gulmarg, March 04: Department of Youth Services and Sports J&K(DYS&S) organizes skiing training courses every winter at Gulmarg. This year two batches which comprised of students from different districts of the state completed basic training of Skiing successfully. The third batch of the skiing training course which comprise of 30 girls from Srinagar, Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Pulwama, Kulgam district was kick-started today.
This 3rd and the last phase of the 107th Edition of Youth Services and Sports Department’s Skiing course is also being attended by 11 female students from Government College of Physical Education Ganderbal.
While speaking about the organization of the important training courses about basics in Skiing, Director General of the Department of Youth Services & Sports Dr Saleem ur Rehman said that since the two batches of young Skiers have received training of the sport successfully the Department is very enthusiastic about this third phase of the course which is exclusively for the girl skiers. He also said that we expected a few girls in the batch from
Abhedananda Home of Deaf and Dumb Students but they couldn’t participate in the course due to some reasons. He said that the Department had made ample arrangements of training for these differently abled girls. He informed that the Department of Youth Services and Sports believes in providing equal opportunity of participation in games and sports to one and all and every step is being taken to encourage mass participation of the state youth in sports.
A group of Well trained Skiing Instructors of the Department is providing skiing training to the trainees of the courses.
Four qualified trainers Gh Nabi Reshi, Mohammad Rafi Malik, Imran Nazir and Sajad Ahmed Sofi have been deputed by the Department Of Youth Services and Sports for the smooth conduct of these courses.
First winter Olympian Gul Mustafa Dev, Warden Gulmarg Hutments of Youth Services and Sports Department Hilal Ahmed and other officals of the Department of Youth Services and Sports were present on the inauguration of the course.