Kiren Rijiju to lay foundation stones for various sports facilities in Leh
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju is laying foundation stones for various sports facilities in Leh today. The Minister will lay foundation for a Synthetic Track & Astro Turf for football in Leh at an open stadium and for a Gymnasium hall in NDS indoor stadium in Leh.
According to the correspondent reports, Minister Mr Kiran Rijiju told AIR that the country has taken challenges thrown by Covid-19 Pandemic head-on and moving forward under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. He said that the volunteers from his Ministry are sensitizing, creating awareness and assisting the needy people during the Pandemic. He also said that sports persons are undergoing training at various centres, for the 2021 Olympics to be held in Tokyo.
Minister said that, with a Special focus to tap the natural talent in Ladakh, the sports ministry is developing infrastructure in the region. The facilities to be created in Leh will be a step forward for sports Development in the Union Territory Ladakh.
The Minister is also expected to make key announcements today with regard to recognition to Ice Hockey and for development of other adventure and winter sports in Ladakh.