Assam Governor's Volleyball Mission 2020-2021: Noble Initiative For Empowering Girls Through Sports
GUWAHATI: The Governor's Volleyball Mission has been launched by the Sports and Youth Welfare Department, Education Department and the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Assam on February 25 at Raj Bhawan, Guwahati.
This government initiative has been launched with an aim to empower girls. Under this mission, the Assam government distributed Volleyball kits to school girls on February 25, 2021.
"I express my heartfelt congratul
ations to one and all involved in the process in giving a definite shape to this all important mission. I believe this mission is an initiative to popularize volleyball among the girl students especially in the rural areas," said the governor of Assam, professor Jagdish Mukhi.
"It is a mission to make sports a priority in the lives of every student. The aim is to mainstream volleyball as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development," professor Jagdish Mukhi further said.
Former Indian Volleyball Caption Abhijit Bhattacharya also said, "The name of the league must reflect Assam globally, the children from the remotest village should get an opportunity to participate in the league and community should collectively own responsibility of the league."