Advisor Neikha calls on Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): Advisor for Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha on Wednesday called on the newly appointed Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs and Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur in New Delhi.
An update stated that Neikha congratulated Thakur for taking over the Sports ministry and for the excellent performance of India at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics during the meeting. He also expressed hope that India would achieve greater heights in the sports arena under his leadership.
Extending greetings on behalf of the government and people of the state,, Zale apprised the Union Minister about the love for football in the northeast region and especially Nagaland.
Lauding the Sports ministry for sanctioning Khelo India State Centre of Excellence, KISCE at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima with focus on three disciplines – archery, boxing and wrestling — Neikha expressed hope that Naga youths would be able to shine under the guidance of the Ministry.
He also briefed the Union Minister about the progress of five projects sanctioned for the State in 2020, which included multipurpose halls at Viswema in Kohima district, Medziphema in Dimapur district, Wokha, Badminton Stadium in Longleng and Astroturf ground in Mon.
Neikha also made some fresh sporting proposals for development in the State, it stated.
Meanwhile,it said that Thakur assured of all possible support towards development of sports in Nagaland.