IEP Chandigarh, October 4
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday launched official jersey of Punjab Civil Secretariat Cricket Club, Chandigarh at his office here.
Patting the back of the club functionaries for their feats during recent tournaments, the Chief Minister reiterated the firm commitment of state government to restore the pristine glory of the state in field of sports. He said that strenuous efforts are already being made by the state in this regard. Bhagwant Mann unequivocally said that the state government has already enhanced the sports budget to build new stadiums at village level, from where the natural talent is produced but had been hitherto ignored. Talking about the sports extravaganza ‘Khedan Wattan Punjab Diyan’ started from August 29, he envisioned that these games will boost the sporting activity in state by channelising unbounded energy of the players in a positive direction.
Inspiring the club functionaries for their future endeavour, the Chief Minister promised all the logistic support for the club.
Notably, the official jersey of the club was sponsored by Aryan Group of Colleges, Rajpura. Amongst others who were present on the ocassion included Club President Satish Chander, Senior Vice President Gurpreet Singh, Chairman of Aryan Group of Colleges Dr. Anshu Kataria.