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Over 200 Kashmiri youths to get permanent jobs as they complete their sports coaching course


Over 200 Kashmiri youths to get permanent jobs as they complete their sports coaching course

Srinagar (J and K), July 29 (ANI): Over 200 youngsters in Kashmir on Saturday completed their sports coaching course under a special federal government package aimed at providing the youths a way to channelise their energies and to keep them from taking up violence. The candidates underwent an eight-week training programme in various sports like volleyball, football, basketball and cricket.

This programme Special Certificate Course in Sports Coaching has been initiated under Prime Minister's Special Package for Jammu and Kashmir.The young sports coaches, already have contractual jobs in their hands. They will now work to bring out young prospects from far-flung areas of Kashmir and help the state churn out quality players.

In wake of the rising violence and restrictions, sports have taken a back seat in Kashmir.

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