RAMBAN: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat ul Islam, Tuesday flagged off a group of 10 students to Gulmarg for attending snow skiing course.
District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Dharamvir Singh and ZPEO Banihal, Ab. Rehman Wagay were also present on the occasion. The team will be imparted training under the overall supervision of PET Shakeel Ahmed Khan.
The 14-day-long camp is being organized by the Department of Youth Services & Sports Ramban in which students from different education zones of the district are participating. Earlier, a group of girl students also attended the training course at Gulmarg resort.
While interacting with the participants, the DC impressed upon them to grasp the opportunity to learn the skiing skills.
The DC also urged DYSSO to explore the possibility of holding similar skiing events in various parts of the district which receive heavy snowfall and are ideal for adventure sports like skiing.
The DC further asked DYSSO to ensure proper boarding and lodging arrangements for the students during their travel and stay at Gulmarg.