Port Blair, April 30: A delegation of sportspersons led by the PCC President, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma yesterday called on the Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh and raised various issues like government jobs for meritorious sportspersons, providing sports equipments and specialized coaches for advance training in various sports.

After hearing them, the Lt Governor stated that the Administration has been promoting sports and games activities in the Islands and encouraging sportspersons by way of providing cash award to all the medal winning sportspersons. He further directed the concerned authorities for ensuring that sportspersons of the Islands are provided with all sporting equipments including coaches so that our sportspersons can do well in various sports and games. He further assured them that effort will also be made for government jobs for meritorious sportspersons in different departments.

Later, delegations of Home Guard and TSM employees of Civil Supplies Department led by the PCC President also met the Lt Governor and raised various issues concerning them. The Lt Governor assured them that all their issues will be looked into in a positive manner.