Punjab Youth Development Board to launch ‘Youth of Punjab’ campaign from Jan 7


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Bindra, on Tuesday, informed that the board, under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, would be launching “Youth of Punjab” campaign in the state.

Mr. Bindra said that under the campaign, free sports kits would be distributed to the youth in all districts of Punjab. “Each sports kit would include kits for cricket, volleyball and football”, he said, adding that this sports kit can be used by 70-80 youth in each area because they include kits of team sports.

He further said that this campaign would be officially launched from Ludhiana on January 7, 2020, where youth clubs from the urban areas of district Ludhiana, would be handed over sports kits, followed by another function on January 28, where youth clubs of rural areas of Ludhiana would be covered. He informed that both these functions would be organised at Bachat Bhawan, Ludhiana.

The Chairman said, hundreds of youth clubs of district Ludhiana would be covered in both these functions, informing that several industrial houses such as Hero Ecotech, Avon Cycles, Kangaroo industries, Highway Industries, KJ Forgings etc. are actively supporting the Punjab Youth Development Board regarding this campaign.

Mr. Bindra stated that any youth club, which has worked in the field of sports or for any social cause or during COVID, can apply along with supporting photographs/documents at his personal email chairmanyouthboardpb@gmail.com or at phone number 95772-00003. He said that once they apply, their credentials would be checked and free sports kits would be provided to them.

He said that the Capt. Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government is committed to the progress of Punjab’s Youth in all spheres. Appealing to the Youth of the state to stay away from drugs and show maximum participation in sports, as Punjab is a state that has produced several international and national level players. He said that more such functions would also be organised in other parts of the state in coming days.

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