Player management system in offing: Waheed Parra
Srinagar, Feb 12: With the aim to bring sports at grass-root level and develop sports as a culture among the youth of the state, J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC) convened meeting of representatives of Sports Clubs/academies and coordinators of Sports for All on Sunday who had registered their clubs with the council, notified recently on JK Sports Council website, www.jksportscouncil.in
The meeting was chaired by the officials of the Sports Council and was attended by various heads of Sports clubs, Sports for All district coordinators of different disciplines.
In the meeting, the clubs were asked to furnish a detailed project report duly supported with revenue model for the overall promotion of various sports disciplines in the State, so that such proposals could be taken up to facilitate the working of such clubs/academies.
Suggestions were also sought from the clubs/academies for making sports council to reach at grass-root levels. It is pertinent to mention here that 1, 20,000 players, U-17 will be playing at block/district levels in various disciplines for which the registrations has been sought.
The heads of the various sports clubs/academies who have registered their clubs with the sports council said that the response of the JK Sports Council is innovative and progressive.
Various sports club heads and sportspersons were of the opinion that Sports Associations affiliated with the Sports Council should be made accountable for equal participation of players, both from Kashmir division and Jammu division.
“Sports associations should be held responsible for the equal participation of players/sportspersons at state level or National level games.”
They further added that Srinagar should also be a venue for holding State level Championships.
To bring transparency and accountability in the system, player management system is in the offing, said Secretary Sports Council, Waheed Para, which will track the performance of each registered player at various levels throughout his association with the council.
“The system will connect all the relevant stakeholders including associations, players, clubs & sports council. The system will help in streamlining the activities undertaken by council and its associated stakeholders. It will also help in identifying the talent at various levels under various matrices and thus bring council’s intervention for nurturing of identified talent.” He added.