“Sports play a very important role in shaping
the personality of an individual besides making him disciplined and
balanced,” said Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while presiding
over the closing ceremony of 47th H.P Police Sports Meet at police ground Dharamsala,
Chief Minister said that the police Jawans despite their busy schedule had
taken out time for the meet was rather laudable. He said,” The State
Government is promoting sports in a big way and had honoured various
sports persons of the State who had brought laurels for the Pradesh in
various National and International Championships.”
He said that Government would endeavor to provide more
facilities to the sportsperson besides making provisions for their
Shri Virbhadra Singh announced Rs 18 lakhs for sewerage lying in
Police lines Dharamsala, Rs 24 lakhs for renovation and betterment of
roads in second IRB Sakoh and Rs 32 lakhs for repair of police
accommodation in Kangra District.
Earlier, Shri Virbhadra Singh laid the foundation stone of Foreigners
Registration Office to be constructed at a cost of Rs 1.65 crore,
Police Administration Block to be constructed at a cost of 1.50 crore
and Police Barracks to be constructed at a cost of rupees one crore at
Director General of Police (DGP) Sh Sanjay Kumar provided details of the sports meet and the
latest techniques adopted by the Police department to streamline law
The Jawans of the Punjab Police showcased their skills in equestrian
and tent pegging besides their expertise in horse riding. As many
as 500 police personnel participated in this 3 day sports meet through
four zones of the department viz: Northern Zone, Southern Zone,
Central Zone and Central Range .
The Southern Range was declared as the best team of the sports meet,.
Various events like soccer, equestrian, volleyball, basketball,
Handball, Kabaddi etc.were held on the occasion.