CM to launch ‘Youth of Punjab’ campaign today : The NEWSJATT

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Sports Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 6

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh will launch the campaign “Youth of Punjab” on Thursday. Sukhwinder Singh Bindra, Chairman, Punjab Youth Development Board, said under the campaign, free sports kits would be distributed to the youth in all districts of the state.

Bindra said the CM would launch the campaign through video conferencing from the Bachat Bhawan, Ludhiana, wherein youth clubs from the urban areas of district would be handed over sports kits. Another function would be held here on January 28 during which youth clubs of rural areas of Ludhiana would be covered, he said.

He said hundreds of youth clubs of the district would be covered in both these functions. Several industrial houses such as Hero Ecotech Ltd., Avon Cycles, Kangaroo industries, Highway Industries, KJ Forgings etc. were supporting the Punjab Youth Development Board in organising this campaign.

He stated that each sports kit would include kits for cricket, volleyball and football and this kit could be used by 70-80 youth in each area because they include kits of team sports.

Bindra stated that if any youth club, which has worked in the field of sports or for any social cause or during Covid-19, can apply along with supporting photographs/documents at email-ID or at phone number 95772-00003. He said once they apply, their credentials would be checked and free sports kits would be provided to them.

He said that the Punjab Government led by Capt Amarinder Singh is committed to the progress of Punjab’s youth in all spheres. Appealing to the youth of the state to stay away from drugs and show maximum participation in sports as Punjab is a state that has produced several players of international and national repute.

Such more functions would be organised in other parts of the state in coming days, added Bindra.

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