Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, September 21
Days after Chandigarh Press Reporter highlighted the delay on a part of the Punjab Sports activities Division in allocating sports activities wing seats to state schools, the division has issued an in depth schedule for trials.
As per the schedule, the division will conduct trials to induct gamers from athletics, basketball, boxing, badminton, biking, soccer, gymnastics, hockey, handball, judo, kabaddi, kho-kho, garden tennis, swimming, desk tennis, volleyball, wrestling and weightlifting.
The trials for Punjab schools affiliated to Panjab College right here might be performed from September 24-25 at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana. Whereas trials for males might be held on September 24, ladies’s trial might be held on September 25.
In the meantime, trials for Punjab schools affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev College, Amritsar, and Punjab Technical College, Jalandhar, might be held on September 26 (males) and September 27 (ladies) on the State Sports activities Complicated, Jalandhar. Trials for shortlisting ladies hockey gamers for Surjit Hockey Academy might be held on September 27.
Trials for Punjab schools affiliated to Punjabi College, Patiala, might be held September 28 (males) and September 29 (ladies) on the Polo Floor, Patiala.
Beneath the sports activities wing scheme, a day scholar will get Rs100 per day as weight loss program cash, whereas the quantity is doubled for residential athletes. The athletes are additionally supplied coaching and tools.
Earlier on September 4, Chandigarh Press Reporter had highlighted delay within the allocation of sport wing seats. The delay was reported at a time when the admission course of had already began. The officers had blamed the Covid pandemic for the delay.
The sports activities wing seats are normally allotted in Could-June. The method to induct gamers below the reserved seats normally runs for 3 months from April to June. The universities get affirmation on the variety of seats allotted and hike in weight loss program cash, if any, and accordingly, hostel seats are reserved and gamers get categorised as day students and hostellers. The method additionally helps schools to induct gamers earlier than PU inter-college championships.
As per the PU sports activities calendar, the championships could be performed from October.
“We had been eagerly ready for this. The division is already late in implementing these schemes. We hope that the choice course of might be accomplished quickly,” stated a senior coach.