J&K govt to provide Rs 50 lakh to set up football clubs
Srinagar, May 16 (PTI) In a bid to boost sports activities, Jammu and Kashmir government will provide Rs 50 lakh each for establishment of football clubs in villages across the state. The announcement to this effect was made by Minister for Youth Services and Sports Imran Ansari at the 132nd Standing Committee meeting of J&K State Sports Council here yesterday. Ansari also called for keeping sports infrastructure reserved for two days a week exclusively (केवल) for the girls. He asked officers for making efforts to provide advance training in various sports outside the State. Terming sports as the key for channelizing youth towards the betterment of the state, the Minister said the youth of the state already have proved(साबित) their mettle in the backdrop of recent sports events at national and international levels. "Our sportspersons bagged Gold Medals because of their sheer grit (सरासर धैर्य) and hard work," he said. "We must celebrate our sports achievements and encourage youth to come forward to showcase their sports talent," he added. Ansari said the government is trying every bit to create world class sports facilities for the local talent to flourish(पनपने).
He directed creation of IT unit in the State Sports Council for the speedy dissemination (प्रसार) of information about sports events.
He also announced enhancement of honorarium (मानदेय) of the contractual coaches and Rs three lakh to each district Sports Council for the promotion of sports activities.
The Minister said Secretary Sports Council Waheed Rehman Parra will monitor the sports activities and appoint experts for the screening of sports candidates.
Definitions of honorarium मानदेय
a payment given for professional services that are rendered nominally without charge.
Some of it goes straight to individuals in the form of consulting fees, contracts, honoraria , and salaries.
synonyms: fee, payment, consideration, allowance, stipend, remuneration, pay, expenses, compensation, recompense, reward, emolument
Definitions of grit धैर्य
small, loose particles of stone or sand.
she had a bit of grit in her eye.
synonyms: sand, dust, dirt, gravel, pebbles, stones
courage and resolve; strength of character.
he displayed the true grit of the navy pilot.
synonyms: courage, bravery, pluck, mettle, backbone, spirit, strength of character, strength of will, moral fiber, steel, nerve, fortitude, toughness, hardiness, resolve, resolution, determination, tenacity, perseverance, endurance, guts, spunk
clench (the teeth), especially in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty.
Congress must grit its teeth and take action
synonyms: clench, clamp together, shut tightly, grind, gnash
move with or make a grating sound.
fine red dust that gritted between the teeth