New Delhi, Feb 20: With an aim to provide health and fitness opportunities to its employees, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) held the valedictory function of it's officers and employees inter-departmental tournaments and athletics sports meet 2018-19 on Wednesday.
NDMC has had been organising games and sports tournaments every year to promote healthy lifestyle amongst the employees, which will be helpful in enhancing productivity, team spirit and mental sharpness.
Secretary, NDMC Rashmi Singh also gave away the prizes to the winners of the tournament.
She informed that in order to promote sports activities for the students, NDMC provided a platform to the young players to showcase their talent so that they can take the game as a profession in their life.
''Last year NDMC started under age 10 girl football academy at three NDMC/Navyug Schools and similar football academy for under age 10 boys will also be opened in this year. The selected boys and girls will trained by the professional coaches,'' Ms Singh said.
Out of the 3500 sportsperson who have participated in the sports events like cricket, hockey, volleyball, football, kabaddi, kho-kho, carom, tug-of-war, relay-race, table-tennis and badminton, besides 815 athletes were given prizes for their first, second and third positions and 26 trophies (15 men teams and 11 women teams) were given by the Secretary, NDMC.
On the occasion, besides the Director (Welfare), VK Gautam, Director (Enforcement), ML Sharma and athletes were also present. (UNI)