Make Sports Compulsory Part of School Curriculum, Says LG Sinha


SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the annual Sports Meet of Burn Hall School at Bakshi Stadium, Srinagar on Saturday.

“Sports is not only a medium of recreation but also shapes skill, experience and paves the right path for the students to follow their passion,” the Lt Governor said.

He impressed upon the teachers and parents to encourage sports and outdoor activities among the children for their overall well-being and all-round development.

“We have to create a robust sports and fitness culture and make sports a compulsory part of school curriculum to inculcate social skills, teamwork and build a strong foundation for character building and mechanism to identify sporting talents at a very young age,” he said.

Earlier, the Lt Governor inspected and took salute at an impressive march past by the students of the school.

Principal, Burn Hall School Fr Stalin Raja, presented the report and highlighted the achievements of the school.

Most Rev. Ivan Albert Pereira, Bishop Jammu-Srinagar Diocese; Sarmad Hafeez, Secretary, Youth Services and Sports Department; Nuzhat Gul, Secretary J&K Sports Council, teachers, staff members, students and their parents were present.


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