GUWAHATI, Nov 27 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called upon the office bearers and various sports associations to work as �Team Assam� so that Assam can secure more medals in the ensuing Khelo India Youth Games scheduled to be held in Guwahati from January 10 to 22.
Chairing the second executive committee meeting of Assam Olympic Association to which he is the President, in the conference hall of RG Baruah Sports Complex here today, Sonowal said that concerted and synergistic efforts should be made from all sports associations and office bearers to make Khelo India Youth Games 2020 in the State, a grand success. He also said that since the mega sports event will be held in Guwahati, all sports associations should work together to ensure more medals for Assam.
Sonowal in the meeting also took stock of the preparations of the all the 20 disciplines that the event would feature and asked the officer bearers of the sports associations to leave no stone unturned to ensure that state-of-the-art training and coaching given to the players. Sonowal also said that he would interact with the sportspersons soon who would represent the state in the Khelo India Youth Games. The meeting also approved all the decisions taken in the first executive meeting today.
Regarding the financial transaction, Chief Minister Sonowal also stressed on maintaining transparency in all the activities where financial transaction is involved. Today�s meeting also decided to form an Anomaly Committee which would inquire into the reported anomalies in affiliated sports bodies in the state.