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Self Employment in Sports

Self Employment in Sports

Jul 10, 2008, 11:41 PM 0
Seminar on "Right Move II - Career in Sports" held at International CentreArjun Halankar, Shrikant Barve, Ayub Zickriya, Subhash Shirodkar, Pravin Sabnis, Manish Kambli

The International Centre Goa in association with the Taleigao Chess Academy organised a half day seminar on "Right Move II - Career in Sports" on Thursday, 10 July 08. Shri Subhash Shirodkar, Former Minister and currently President of Goa Olympic Association was the chief guest at the seminar. The seminar was attended by repersentatives of sports associations as well as physical education teachers. The focus of the seminar was on the theme of employment opportunities in the field of sports for the youth of Goa and how to enhance our capabilities of competition. Shri Pravin Sabnis conducted the seminar and discussions that followed.

Shri Shirodkar called upon the government to finalise and adopt Goa State Sports Policy at the earliest. He also informed the gathering that he will urge the government to provide adequate funding for the sports and related activities. He also briefed the audience about the preparation for the National Games 2011 to be held in Goa. He felt that sports should be part of the regular education which will also facilitate and nurture the talent at very young age.

Shrikant Barve and Pravin Sabnis, Convener and Co-Convener respectively provided the framework for discussion by informing the audience about the importance of sports and how it can be made attractive and be put in the mainstream employment opportunities. This seminar, Sabnis said, will decide on topics of the series of seminars that are being planned to promote sports as a attractive employment opportunity. Second seminar in this series will be held in mid August at Don Bosco College, Panaji and thereafter in last week of August in Calangute.

Earlier, Ayub Zickriya, Asst. GM, ICG and Manish Kamble, President, TCA welcomed the chief guest and the audience. Amongst participants included Mr. Savio of Goa Football Association and Mrs. Rajal Shinkre, Principal - Goa College of Home Science.

Shrikant Barve
Convener, The Right Move II-Career in Sport

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