Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, Indu Kanwal Chib, in presence of Senior Superintendent of Police, Rashmi Wazir and DYSSO, Subash Chander flagged off the ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ from the premises of the District Development Commissioner (DDC) office complex.
The event was organised by the department of Youth Services and Sports. The girl students from Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) in Reasi and all the staff members of the district administration participated in the run.
The DC, while speaking on the occasion, said that it is a very good step to revive daily physical fitness programs which were deferred due to the coronavirus outbreak.
She stated that the main aim of organizing such events is to engage youth in sports activities to keep them physically and mentally fit. She advised the youth to actively participate in sports and spread message of fitness in society.
The DC also highlighted the initiatives taken by district administration to promote sports activities in the district. She said that besides developing play grounds, sports equipment will also be provided to all Panchayats of the district for which Rs 20,000 has been earmarked for each Panchayat.