Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Yaongyimsen Village Suyim trophy begins

29th edition of the Yaongyimsen Village Suyim Trophy organised by the Yaongyimsen Kaketshir Telongjem (Students Union), on the theme Sports and Development, kick started on December 17 last, at Yaongyimsen compound playground.
Speaking on the inaugural function as chief guest, B Longkumer, general manager, NIDC emphasized on the need for sporting events even at village levels to foster unity amongst different sections of society.
Hghlighting on the International Working Group on Sports for Development and Peace, Longkumer underscored the IWG’s observations that sports have the maximum benefits in areas of individual development, health promotion and disease prevention, promotion of gender equality, social integration and development of social capital, peace building and conflict prevention, economic development, communication and social mobilization.
Coinciding with the opening of the Suyim Trophy at Yaongyimsen, earlier in the morning, the rostrum constructed by the Assam Rifles, under the Military Civic Action, was inaugurated by Col. Krishnan, Additional DIG, North Range, AR.
He was accompanied by Col. Deepak Datwal, Commandant 30 AR.

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