Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that India is one of the youngest countries in the world, considering which, the state government is making every possible effort to work to inspire about 75 lakh youths in the age group of 18 to 35 in Haryana. While, for this, sports, art and culture can play an important role in nurturing the talent of the youth, said Sh. Manohar Lal.The Chief Minister said this while directly interacting with the representatives of BJP Sports Cell, who came to meet him at his residence here today.During the interaction, the Chief Minister clarified that the state government is working with the mantra of 'Samasya Apki Samadhan Hamara' and for this, the state government has even made an arrangement of resolving every problem through CM Window. The complainant has to just write their problems on plain paper and immediate action will be taken care of the same.Sh. Manohar Lal said that mapping would be done for new stadiums and sports talent would be groomed region wise as per their choice of sport.
“We have to work according to the 'Catch Them Young' policy to provide maximum opportunities to the youth in the field of sports,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.The Chief Minister said that according to a study, 65 percent of the population of the country is youth, of which 30 percent are in the age group of 18 to 35 and the participation of zero to 18 age group is about 35 percent, hence we have to pay extra attention to the age group of 18 to 35 as to how our society should become a civilized society of high order, said Sh. Manohar Lal.He said that the age between 5 to 15 years is the schooling time of a child.
The age group of 15 to 18 is the time when he has to shape his career and future. Hence we have to emphasize giving moral education, quality education to the youth in the age group of 18 to 35, said Sh. Manohar Lal.The Chief Minister said that in the coming times, this age group will play an important role in nation building. Sports awaken within us the spirit of living our life in discipline, he added.He said that the 40 crore population of the country is youth, if we talk about the 2.5 crore population of Haryana, then the number of youth is more than 75 lakh, he asserted. The Chief Minister said that the Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi has released the Ease of Living ranking for the state. He said that Bhutan is a country where Happiness Living Department has been set up.The Chief Minister also appreciated the programme organized by the representatives of Panipat to run a marathon on November 1 on the occasion of Haryana Day. He directed the officials of the Sports and Youth Program Department that a small ward of sports injuries should be made in every district in coordination with some hospital so that players can be treated for injuries sustained during the game.Sh. Manohar Lal said that Haryana is the first state in the country where an advance of Rs 5 lakh is given to the player in advance to prepare for their selection for the Olympics. Apart from giving cash rewards to the players bagging first, second and third positions, the state government has started giving cash rewards also to the players who finish fourth in nay sports. The Chief Minister said that in future the sports coaches would be transferred to the same stadiums where the games in which they specialized are conducted. He said that the sports nurseries, which were closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, will be reopened soon.
On this occasion, OSDs to the Chief Minister, Sh. Bhupeshwar Dayal and Sh. Gajendar Ph