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Punjab schools to introduce sports period from Class 1

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

on Tuesday gave in-principle approval for the introduction of a period in government schools starting from Class I instead of Class VI at present to help promote participation of youngsters in

Reviewing the Department's functioning here, the directed officials to have a relook at the existing provision of handing out cash awards to sportspersons winning medals at national and international levels to boost their morale.

He said the department should hire world-class coaches to train budding players in various sports.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 19:38 IST
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