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GDA hosts sports events for women in Tangmarg

12:39 AM Mar 12, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
gda hosts sports events for women in tangmarg
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Srinagar, March 11: In a first of its kind, the Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA) held a day-long event to host different sports activities for Women in the Tangmarg area of Baramulla district.
The day commenced with a trekking expedition of girls from the town hall to Drang. The expedition was flagged off by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) GDA Waseem Raja.

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On the occasion, a session for capacity building for women was also held at the town hall in Tangmarg with a discourse on empowerment of women in various spheres.

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The Girls’ Snow Cricket match was the main attraction of the day-long event. The match was played at Tangmarg between Zone Tangmarg and Zone Kunzer, with Kunzer emerging victorious.
Mementoes were distributed among the participants to commemorate their participation and achievements. The girls participating in the snow cricket match were jubilant and expressed their gratitude towards authorities for organising the match and providing them the first ever opportunity to play snow cricket in the picturesque playground.

In his address at the occasion, the CEO GDA said that tourism and sports activities are not only sources of recreation but also means of empowerment. He highlighted the “Women friendly tourism initiatives’ being taken by the GDA which includes capacity building of local women towards tourism services like tourist guides, ski guides,etc to cater to the requirements of female travellers.

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The event was graced by various officers including the Executive Officer of Tangmarg Municipality, Tehsildar Tangmarg, Tehsildar Kunzar,Padma Shri Awardee Faisal Ali Dar, CDPO Tangmarg,SHO Tangmarg, DO Babarashi Police and other officials of youth services are sports and other departments.

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CEO GDA Waseem Raja expressed his appreciation to all participants and extended gratitude to the Department of Youth Services and Sports, revenue, ICDS, police and others for their pivotal role in the success of the programme.

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