Tribune press service
Sultanpur Lodhi, December 30
After PPCC chief Navjot Sidhu campaigned for Sultanpur Lodhi MP Navtej Cheema, Punjab Sports and Education Minister Pargat Singh visited the city and made a mob announcements for his riding today.
While sharing his experiences with budding players at Baba Darbara Singh Hockey Academy at Tibba Public School in Sultanpur Lodhi, the Cabinet Minister said that under the state’s new sporting model, the The emphasis was on strengthening the sports infrastructure in primary schools as up to the age of 8, students can engage in sports activities.
He said that to promote sports culture in public schools, the department sanctioned 2,000 new physical education teacher (PET) positions that would be trained by international coaches from South Africa, as a protocol for agreement has already been signed in this regard with the South. African Sports Federation.
He said that a new AstroTurf will be installed at the school’s academy in addition to the establishment of the 50-seat sports wing at the Tibba school. A regular hockey coach would also be named in the academy here, he added. In addition, a full kabbabdi carpet would also be laid in the village of Channa Sher Singh, he said.