New Delhi: The 13 day lengthy Khelo India Zanskar winter sports activities and youth competition concluded at Zanskar Valley of the Union Territory of Ladakh. The competition, first of its sort was organized by the Division of Sports activities & Youth Providers beneath the Khelo India banner in collaboration with the Ladakh Tourism Division.
The competition was organised to showcase potential in journey tourism and sports activities and goals to open a brand new enviornment in Ladakh for journey and financial system. It is among the greatest occasions that has been organised to advertise winter tourism in Ladakh. The 13day lengthy competition was began on January 18th and concluded on Saturday, January thirtieth 2021. Member of Parliament (MP) Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal was the chief visitor on the event whereas Councillor Cha Constituency Stanzin Lakpa was visitor of honor.
Secretary Sports activities Ravinder Kumar, Director Tourism UT Ladakh Kunzes Angmo, Padma Shree Awardee Tsultrim Chonjor, Presidents of Ladakh Buddhist Affiliation Zanskar, Zanskar Gonpa Affiliation, Zanskar Muslim Affiliation, LBA Youth Wing, Muslim Youth Wing, Ladies’s Affiliation Zanskar, OSDs and Below Secretaries of UT Ladakh, officers of Military and GREF, and different sub divisional officers have been current as particular visitors.
Talking on the event, Member of Parliament Ladakh Shri Jamyang Tsering Namgyal stated that the occasion is a good achievement in direction of selling winter sports activities and tourism in Ladakh. He elaborated that to date vacationers would go to spiritual locations and different websites solely, however this occasion will change the state of affairs when it comes to enlargement of financial actions and tourism.
Sh Namgyal thanked and appreciated the function performed by UT administration and different involved departments in making the occasion an enormous success. He stated that in upcoming 12 months the occasion will likely be extended for round 70 days together with trekking on the Chadar Trek.
Secretary Sports activities Ravinder Kumar in his handle appreciated the efforts of the MoS Youth Affairs and Sports activities, Shri Kiren Rijiju, MP Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Division of Youth Providers and Sports activities UT, Ladakh, Division of Tourism UT Ladakh, different involved companies and people in addition to the folks of Zanskar for his or her efforts in making this occasion a profitable one.
“I guarantee you that this occasion will likely be performed with a lot effectivity and affectivity subsequent 12 months. With help from the Ministry of Sports activities, GoI we’ll help in infrastructural growth, tools procurement and different vital help”, stated Kumar.
Talking on the event, Director Tourism UT Ladakh Kunzes Angmo stated that Zanskar has potential for winter tourism and journey, for which the Division of Tourism Ladakh will attempt to develop vital necessities.
The winter competition showcased a number of out of doors actions and sporting occasions like ice hockey, snow snowboarding, yalk and horse using, mountaineering and archery. Occasions of social and cultural significance like snow sculpting, meals competition, yoga and meditation have been additionally the a part of the competition.
Appreciation certificates have been distributed amongst athletes, coaches, organizers and different members. Varied sporting groups, Zanskar college students Affiliation and different cultural troupes offered vibrant people songs and dances on the event. Round 700 folks from varied completely different components of Zanskar participated within the occasion.
Pertinently, the Union Sports activities Ministry plans to offer sports activities services in all areas of Ladakh. It goals to advertise Ladakh as a centre for Ice Hockey and shortly open a middle for archery and polo in two areas within the area.