Chandigarh, August 2 : Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer on Wednesday handed over appointment letters to newly recruited 23 coaches.
Handing over the appointment letters to the coaches recruited for the Khelo India Center in his office at the Punjab Civil Secretariat here today, Meet Hayer said that the state Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has formulated a new Sports policy to make Punjab the number one state in the country in sports.
Meet Hayer said that the responsibility of implementing this sports policy is on the coaches of the department who have to prepare the players for national and international level competitions by preparing a new format. He congratulated the coaches and asked them to work diligently and hard in their allotted centers and bring good results.
Among the coaches who got appointment letters are seven coaches of Athletics, five of Wrestling, four of Football, two of Hockey and one each of Badminton, Boxing, Cycling and Fencing.
On this occasion, Special Chief Secretary of Sports Department Sarvjit Singh, Director Harpreet Singh Sudan, Deputy Director Parminder Singh Sandhu and Assistant Director Ranvir Singh Bhangu were also present.