■ Sports Reporter :
VIJAY Santan, General Secretary, School Games Federation of India (SGFI) affirms that the national body is committed to develop character and personality amongst the school athletes. Santan was interacting with the participants in the webinar ‘Karate and Sports Seminar for Physical and Spiritual Development of Students’ organised by Harish Choube under the Karate Budokan International (Vidarbha Region) banner. “SGFI is committed to develop character and personality amongst the school athletes and envisions providing a robust, vibrant and holistic physical education and school sports activity that will engender excellence in school sports sector in India.,” said Santan during 45th session of the online seminar. Santan briefed about working of the federation.
“Federation promotes healthy competition, social and cultural vivacity amongst athletes. SGFI is also committed to develop the character and personality amongst the school athletes. Through coaching, training and championships SGFI commits itself to create an environment which will empower the future youngsters to become global leaders in the emerging sports world. “SGFI commits itself to conduct transparent and healthy competition amongst the school athletes for the physical welfare of school athletes by providing them continuous training through coaching camp and comprehensive evaluation through tournaments.
The federation envisions creating dopefree and harassment-free playing environment so that the athletes would become competent, confident and responsible citizen to promote peace, harmony, national integration and unity in the nation through sports,” said Santan, who has been recently promoted as Deputy Director Sports, Amravati Division. Santan informed about the objectives of SGFI.“Moto of SGFI is to encourage, promote and popularise all recognised Olympic, Asian, Commonwealth games, and regional-level popular other games and sports amongst the school boys and girls of India and work for the physical welfare of school boys and girls of India. To co-ordinate and encourage all activities in connection with school games and sports in India and abroad.” Disha Choube proposed a vote of thanks.