Education Department Releases Calendar Of 61st Punjab School Games
Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, August 20, 2015: The Education Department, Punjab, today released the calendar of 61st Punjab School Games. The games would commence on 27th August with competitions in 4 different sports taking off...
Chandigarh, August 20, 2015: The Education Department, Punjab, today released the calendar of 61st Punjab School Games. The games would commence on 27th August with competitions in 4 different sports taking off at Nawanshahr, Amritsar, Faridkot, Sangrur and Barnala. The Education Department has decided to go paperless with the introduction of online entries from zonal to national level.
Disclosing this here today, Deputy Director (Sports) Mr. Sarabjit Singh Toor said that the functioning of sports wing has been made paperless as per the instructions of Education Minister, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema. He said that online entry system has been adopted for all the competitions ranging from District to State and Zonal level. Disclosing more, he said that as per the directions of the Dr. Cheema, the whole process of the selection trials of players would be videographed. Furthermore, He said that a former Olympian or a national player would be inducted into the every sports committee for the purpose of selecting state teams for National Games.
Divulging more about sports calendar of the sports wing, He said that the 61st Punjab State Games would commence from 27th August and conclude on 31st August. He also said that 5 cities would host competitions in 6 different sports. He elaborated that Footbal U-19 events would be held at Nawanshahr, Lawn Tennis U-17 both men and women at Amritsar, Handball men and women U-17 at Faridkot, Cricket U-19 men and women at Barnala, Chess U-14 AND 17 men and women at Sangrur and Chess U-19 men and women at Sangrur. Competitions in Rest of the sports would be held in different in various cities and continue till 18th December.