In Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik today honoured 13 men and women describing them as role models. He said that the youths of the state have the potential to compete at national and international levels and bring laurels to the state and the country, if given right direction.
The governor honoured 13 persons, chosen as role models as part of a CRPF’s Civic Action Programme, initiated by Special Director General (J&K Zone) VSK Kaumudi of the paramilitary force. Mr Malik said, the programme is of high importance and is aimed at motivating youths to prove their mettle in their respective fields. He said, the initiative will go a long way in encouraging youths and building the nation strong.
Of the 13 persons, nine were honoured for their contributions in the field of sports. They included Hanaya Nisar, Rasikh Salam Dar, Rishab Verma, Bilquis Mir, Noor ul Haya, among others.