Wednesday, June 7, 2023

New approach road to AR camp, IG Stadium inaugurated

The new approach road to Assam Rifles camp at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima was inaugurated by Advisor, Youth Resources & Sports, S. Keoshu Yimkhiung on March 29.
According to a DIPR report, after the inauguration of the new approach road, the Department of Youth Resources & Sports also held a familiarization programme with the new Advisor of the Department, S. Keoshu Yimkhiung.
Advisor Keoshu reminded the gathering that it is the goal of the State government to take Nagaland towards a “state of excellence” and urged the government employees to take their assignments seriously and help their concerned departments and the State to march ahead. Yimkhiung also sought the cooperation of the staff and officers of YR&S department while assuring that he would try his best to work for the betterment of the department. He maintained that the YR&S department has a huge role to play in “youth empowerment”, which can only be fulfilled if all the officials play their respective roles with full dedication and sincerity.
Delivering the welcome address, Commissioner & Secretary, YR&S, Wezope Kenye, said that the department is fortunate to have a young and dynamic leader as the new advisor of the department and expressed hope that under his leadership, the department will continue to take up many new innovative activities and bridge the gaps in the department.
Highlighting the core functioning and activities of the department, Director, Youth Resources & Sports, Akumla Chuba informed that talent hunt in various sports disciplines across the districts, free coaching camps in different disciplines, refreshers courses for DSOs/Coaches, etc. are conducted. She also disclosed that at present, 22 associations are being given grant-in-aid according to their performance by the department. The State has two Sports Academy at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima and Sports Hostel in Dimapur.
Various departmental activities were presented by the department units – National Cadet Corp, Bharat Scouts & Guides, National Social Service, Task Force for Music & Arts, and Engineering Wing.


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