Ranchi | Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren said that it’s an unforgettable day for Simdega as a national-level competition is being organized here again. On one hand the 11th National Women’s Junior Hockey Competition 2021 is starting. On the other hand, in Simdega, the foundation stone of various schemes was inaugurated and appointment letters were handed over to the youth. With the aim of making hockey its culmination and providing excellent resources to the players, the foundation stone for the construction of an international level hockey stadium was laid. This is a happy moment. The echo of the competition organized here will reach a far way. The Chief Minister was speaking at the commencement of the 11th National Women’s Junior Hockey Competition 2021 and the foundation stone laying ceremony of the International Hockey Stadium and the distribution of assets in the premises of SS Girls High School, Simdega.


Players are being honored

The Chief Minister said that the government is giving direct appointments to the players who have performed well at the national and international levels. Continuous work is being done with the resolve to connect the youth of Jharkhand with employment. Today appointment letters were handed over to 79 young men and women under him.

The government will encourage in every way possible 

The Chief Minister said that the sub-junior tournament was organized only a few months back. National level competition is being organized again. It is a matter of good fortune for the state that hockey players from all over the country have come here. The girls of the country, who have shown enthusiasm in the country and abroad, have come to the land of Simdega. Players of Jharkhand will get an opportunity to learn a lot because sports are a program where harmony and love are communicated. Jharkhand will be known not only for minerals but also for sports. The government is determined that where there is a possibility in the game, the government will promote sports.

Players received a direct appointment

 Simdega MLA Bhushan Bada said that today’s day is very important. Today the foundation stone of an international level hockey stadium has been laid here. The state government is doing the work of giving respect to sports and sportspersons. The government has given a direct appointment to 39 players. Playgrounds are being constructed at Panchayat, Block, and District levels across the state.


Sports reflect collective unity

 Kolebira MLA Naman Vixal Kongadi said that sports hold an important place in our lives. Sports reflect collective unity. It is a great means of getting employment. This is the reason why the state government is working for the development of sports. Efforts are being made to provide all possible facilities to the players.

Chief Minister met the players

 The Chief Minister met the players of all the teams participating in the 11th National Women’s Junior Hockey Competition 2021 and congratulated them and announced the launch of the competition. 26 teams from across the country are participating in this competition.

On this occasion, Simdega MLA Bhushan Bada, Kolebira MLA Naman Vixal Kongadi, Secretary to Chief Minister Vinay Kumar Choubey, Secretary Tourism, Art, Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs Department Amitabh Kaushal, Deputy Commissioner Simdega Shri Sushant Gaurav, Hockey India President Jyendra Diogam, President Hockey Jharkhand President Bholanath Singh, players, and others were present.

EW Correspondent