CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Wednesday introduced the formal end result of the second season of the largest sporting extravaganza of the state Khedan Watan Punjab Dian.
The Chief Minister mentioned that greater than 4.5 lakh gamers had participated in these video games held throughout the state. He mentioned that money awards price Rs 8.30 crore have been digitally transferred within the financial institution accounts of round 11, 000 gamers who had bagged Gold, Silver and Bronze medals on the state degree throughout video games. Bhagwant Singh Mann congratulated all of the gamers for his or her stupendous success including he hoped that these gamers will proceed to convey laurels for the state in sporting competitors at nationwide and worldwide degree.
The Chief Minister mentioned that this yr 35 competitions had been held in eight age teams including that for the primary time Rugby, Cycling, Horse Riding, Wushu and Shooting Volleyball have been launched within the video games. He mentioned that the competitions had been held within the age teams of underneath 14, underneath 17, Under 21, 21-30 years, 31-40 years, 41-55 years, 56-65 years and above 65 years age group. Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that gamers got money prizes price Rs 8.30 crore together with RS 10, 000 for gold, Rs 7000 for silver and Rs 5000 for bronze medal winners.
The Chief Minister additional mentioned that these video games are a proper step in direction of this course as they’re offering a platform to the gamers for showcasing their expertise. Bhagwant Singh Mann asserted that these video games can even assist the state authorities to establish the strengths and weaknesses of the gamers which shall be helpful for grooming them for the nationwide and worldwide occasions in future. He additional mentioned that the state authorities is leaving no stone unturned to popularize sports activities within the state as it could play a key position in progress of the state and prosperity of its folks.