Jammu, November 12: Governor N.N. Vohra
participated in the prize distribution ceremony of
the 1st Edition of the Confederation of Indian
Industryís (CII) Annual Golf Tournament which was
held at the Jammu Tawi Golf Course in Sidhra.
Earlier this morning the Governor had inaugurated
this Tournament and also played 9 holes.
The CII has organized this Tournament in
collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir Golf
Association in which 80 golfers from the civil
society, army and the industrial sector
Complimenting the winners of the Tournament,
Governor stressed the importance of sports and games
and observed that these should be an integral part
of our lives as they promote health and a positive
orientation of the people at large. Appreciating the
efforts of Sh. Rahul Sahai, Chairman, CII J&K State
Council and the J&K Golf Association in organizing
this Tournament, Governor suggested that such
competitions should be held regularly and in future,
also involve school and college students.
Sh. Chander Parkash Ganga, Minister for Industries
and Commerce, while lauding the CII and J&K Golf
Association for organizing this Tournament, said
that he would provide encouragement to golf by
funding through Corporate Social Responsibility
initiative of Industry.
Ms. Priya Sethi, MoS Tourism, Culture and Education,
urged enhancing larger participation of women and
school children in golf and other games.
Sh. Shailendra Kumar, Commissioner Secretary
Industries and Commerce, were among those present on