STATE TIMES NEWS
LEH: President District Kargil Olympic Association Haji Mirza Hussain on Monday called on the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, R K Mathur.
In a representation, Hussain submitted a request for the draft on Sports Policy for Ladakh and opening of an international level high altitude training centre with hostel facility in Kargil considering the huge scope of adventure and winter sports in Kargil.
The memorandum also highlighted other important issues including reservation in jobs and colleges under sports quota, construction of all-weather international standard Ice Hockey rink, sports stadium, archery stadium, cricket stadium, river rafting and other adventure sports focusing particularly on developing and promoting winter sports in Kargil.
They also requested for improvements in institutional structure in sports.
Acknowledging the significant scope of adventure and winter sports in Kargil, the Lt. Governor gave assurance to take up the issues with concerned authorities for due consideration.