Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council flagged off various teams for playing Nationals under Khelo India (Sports for all) Scheme.
Earlier sports council conducted special coaching camps in every district of the state under Khelo India Scheme in various disciplines including Athletics, Hockey, Football, Cricket, Judo, Taekwondo, Basketball, Volleyball, Netball, Wushu, Yoga and Others.
Apart from local coaches, Sports Council for the first time had invited coaches from Jammu region to impart coaching to local youth in different districts of Kashmir valley. Thousands of players, athletes got training under these special camps.
After conclusion of the Special coaching camps, volley ball, taekwondo teams were flagged off by Joint secretary Jammu, Shiv Kumar Sharma at Green field for Nationals to be played at Chennai.
Other teams including Athletics and Handball were too flagged off for National Championship to be played at Gandhinagar Gujrat under Khelo India Scheme.
Kho kho, Kabaddi and Wushu teams will be flagged off in the 1st week of February and consequently the other teams of various disciplines will be flagged off accordingly for Nationals under Khelo India.