Gandaki State Assembly (File Photo)
GANDAKI: The Gandaki State Assembly has endorsed the State Sports Development Bill-2020, paving ways for the formation of the State Sports Council. The State Assembly has enacted the sports bill registered by the Gandaki State government for the protection, preservation, development of sports at state level.
The enacted bill would come into effect after the State Chief certifies it.
According to Minister for Social Development Naradevi Pun Magar, the state sports council would be set up for the development, expansion, promotion and research works related to sports at the sub-national level.
Minister Pun also expressed her belief that the new sports act would contribute to promote national unity in the country through the medium of sports, produce healthy, competent and disciplined athletes and creative citizens and promote professionalism of the sports persons.
According to the enacted bill, the Minister for Social Development or Minister of State would chair the 25-member sports council including a vice-chairperson from among the special contributors to the sports.
The executive director of the State Sports Council would be the member-secretary.