State to formulate new sports policy
Dimapur, July 19 (EMN): The government of Nagaland in collaboration with the Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA) is ushering a new ‘State Sports Policy’ which is now in the final stage of finalisation.
In order to engage all the stake holders, the NOA in an update on Friday, has urged all the sports associations that are affiliated to the NOA to submit their suggestions, views and recommendations towards the State Sports Policy. Suggestions of best practices and recommendations for improvement and development of sports and games in Nagaland are invited.
In view of the above stated objectives and approach, the president/general secretary of the following sports associations affiliated to the NOA, namely; Archery, Athletic, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Fencing, Football, Handball, Hockey, Kabbadi, Kho Kho, Muaythai, Sepaktakreaw, Softball, Taekwondo, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wushu, Wrestling, and Volleyball are hereby invited to give in writing, their suggestions in such areas of the elements of expertise knowledge on game development which are presently lacking in the sports policy and difficulties faced by the associations in persecution of the sports activities in the state. They may also mention excellence if achieved so far may be also highlighted.
All other stake holders, present and former sportspersons, sports lovers and individuals are also welcome to submit suggestions and recommendations. All submissions should be sent to T. Meren Paul, secretary general, Nagaland Olympic Association, Tzuwar Apartment, No. 113 Lower PR Hill, below Mizo Church, Kohima-797 001, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. within 30 days from the date of publishing of this information in the paper.