Ranchi, Aug. 16: Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that Jharkhand abounds in sportsmen. If we brush up a child from student life, the number of
Olympic gold medals will increase. The CM said it while seeing off the six St. Xavier’s students representing India in 11th International Pierre Day
Coubertin Youth Forum to be conducted in Estonia from 19th to 26th August, 2017. He said that youths are power and future of the nation. In order to promote sports in rural areas, the govt. has formed Kamal Club.
Appealing to the IPCA members, the CM said that govt. school students should also be trained and considered. The students of govt. school are talented and they can show their talent if given a chance.
Patron of International Pierre Day Coubertin Association (IPCA) ex- Home Secretary J. B. Tubid said that IPCA has been approved by International Olympic Committee. It will have its HQ in Ranchi in India. It is the first batch of this forum going to participate in Youth Forum at International level. It is a proud moment for India. These children will display yoga, folk dance, sports and other activities in Estonia.
Sports Sec Rahul Sharma said that on the basis of the report presented by DGS of International Pierre Day Coubertin in April 2017 after a tour of Jharkhand, 5 students and 1 teacher was selected to be the part of 1st batch of this world level youth forum. Jharkhand govt. is ready to help. Principal Secretary to theCM Sanjay Kumar, ex- Home Secretary J. B. Tubid, Sports Sec Rahul Sharma, IPCA President Dilip Tirkey, GS Sarojini Lakra along with association members, Principal of St. Xavier’s, delegation members Harshit Panjawani, Amaira Nirja, Utkarsh Singh, Shalley Khalko, Ashish Shreyansh Ekka and Denis Dasan (teacher) and their parents were present on this occasion.