Srinagar May 26: The Department of Youth Services and Sports has completed inter-division UT level competitions and 194 selected participants escorted by 40 officials of the Department are going to participate in 66th National School Games scheduled to be held at Delhi. The UT contingent shall leave from Jammu on 3rd of June-2023.
The 66th National School Games (NSG) 2022-23 scheduled to be held under the aegis of School Games Federation Of India, (SGFI) w.e.f 6th to 13th of June 2023 at Delhi, Gwalior and Bhopal(MP).
The School Games Federation of India is going to conduct 66th National School Games (2022-23) in Swimming, Basketball, Wrestling, Weightlifting, Taekwondo, Yoga, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Shooting, Chess, Handball and Gymnastics in the age group of under 19 years (Boys & Girls) after a gap of three years.
Congratulating the selected 194 players taking part in the School National at Delhi, Director of the Department Shri Subash C Chhibber said that the UT level competitions are going on in Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Badminton, Football, Judo, Volleyball and Table Tennis (U-19 Boys & Girls) at Jammu and the selected players shall participate in these sports disciplines at National level at Bhopal w.e.f 6th to 13th of June-2023 and at Gwalior from 8th to 12th of June 2023 respectively. 187 participants along with 25 officials are expected to take part in the National level events under the aegis of School Games Federation of India.