DISTRICT MUZAFFARNAGAR

DISTRICT SPORTS OFFICE

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LOCATION:
        District Sports Office is located in the Sports Stadium Campus, Meerut Road near Historical Numaish Ground.

INFRASTRUCTURE:

        Entire sports complex consists of a stadium, a multi purpose hall and a swimming pool. The stadium has a football ground, a hockey lawn, standard running rack, volley ball and basket ball courts, handball ground and cricket net and match facility. Two wooden badminton courts, Table tennis tables and weight lifting rooms form the multipurpose hall. The swimming pool complex has two pools, one for special arrangements for training of kids. Basic aim of this entire facility is to create sports awareness among children and youth. Catch them young is the key word.

ACHIEVEMENTS:        There are special sports events on National Days. Apart from this there are so many National and State level tournaments and district level competitions of different games namely football, hockey, cricket, volley ball, basket ball, badminton, judo, swimming and athletics. An International Women's cricket match was organized by the Sports Stadium Authorities on 2nd of Feb, 1999 between India and Sri Lanka. Muzaffarnagar is proud to produce Olympian shooter Nawab Mian, International Volley ball player Sanjiv Balian, International Wrestler Anuj. There are also a few national level players of different games.

OBJECTIVES OF SPORTS DEPARTMENT:        Main aim of this department is to pick and nurture local talents in various games. To achieve this aim Sports Stadium and complexes are constructed by the Department, Thrust area is the young ones. Coaching camps are also organized for boys and girls of age group of under 14 years and under 16 years. Qualified coached of Sports Authority of India (S.A.I.) and Sports Directorate Teach these talented youngsters to improve their basic skills, strategy and psychological aspects of the games. The better of the lots are selected for sports Hostels situated in different districts for higher level of coaching. Many Olympians and International players are from these sports Hostels. This entire process is financed by the Sports Department of Uttar Pradesh. Tournaments of different levels i.e. district Zone and State are also organized by the Directorate to give players proper exposure. To encourage the talented sports persons and to recognize the services of veteran sportsmen there is a provision of stipends and scholarships for them. Lakshman Awards are also given to felicitate the sportsmen of the State. The State Government has also provided financial aids and grants to different sports associations and federations.

SOURCE -District Sports Officer

PHONE NO. 0131- 401551.

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