Jammu, Jun 1: District Administration in association with J&K Bank, in Saturday conducted a rafting championship 2019 at Baradari in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Professional teams of both men and women participated in the event.
At least 12 teams, both males and females, participated in the marathon event.
The top three achiever teams, from both, men and women, were given cash prizes of Rs 10 thousand, 6 thousand and 4 thousand rupees respectively.
Deputy Commissioner of Reasi Indu Kanwal Chib said that the district had huge potential of adventure tourism and the administration will take every step possible to exploit it.
She said that more professionals would be roped in to give boost to adventure sports in the district.
The DC also said that adventure sport operators will also be provided regular trainings to keep the activities professional. She also expressed strong desire to encourage female participation in the sport in addition to appreciating the present female teams. (UNI)