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Message of Director-YSS

The Department formulates annual calendar of activities every year in advance. The yearlong information and schedule of activities to be conducted by the department during the year 2020-21 has been devised in consultation with field officers and is enclosed herewith for information of all concerned for its implementation. Department of Youth Services and Sports has the mandate to promote Physical Education and Sports amongst the school going children both boys and girls up-to 12th standard under the age group of 19 years. The Department conducts the sports competitions at School Level, Zonal Level, District Level , Divisional and State Levels almost in 62 sports disciplines across the UT. The Department also organizes sports competitions in various sports disciplines under Centrally sponsored schemes viz. Khelo India.

Apart from conducting the domestic level competitions in 62 disciplines, teams are deployed for National Level competitions across the Country. The Department also hosts 3-4 National School Games every year in J&K under the aegis of SGF.....

The Department creates sports infrastructure facilities in the schools for the students which provide them an opportunity to practice and make them able to compete and excel at National and International Levels. The Department has well trained human resource in the form of Lecturers , Masters , Teachers and Rehbar -i -khel who coach and train the students in the sports of their choice and harness the capabilities of the students for future endeavors. Besides, the department also engages students in extracurricular activities viz; Seminars, Debates, Disaster Management Programmes, Drug De-Addiction Programmes, Traffic Awareness Programmes, Plogging Runs, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and Plantation Drive etc.