World Class Kayaking Canoeing Academy to be set up at Tehri in Uttarakhand. The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K.Singh announced the World Class Kayaking Canoeing Academy. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami also inaugurated the National Championship “Tehri Water Sports Cup” at Tehri Lake.
Uttarakhand Govt to set up World-class Kayaking-Canoeing Academy in Tehri- Key Points
- Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K.Singh informed that there are immense possibilities for the hydropower projects in the mountains, and central and state government is working together to take them forward.
- State Chief Minister Pushkar Singh highlighted that it is the first time that a national-level sports competition is being organized at Tehri Lake.
- He also informed us that making Tehri Lake an international tourism destination is being done at a fast pace.
- New sports policy has been implemented in the state and the government has announced the re-introduction of sports quota in jobs.
About National Championship ‘Tehri Water Sports Cup’
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami inaugurated the National Championship ‘Tehri Water Sports Cup’ at Tehri Lake. This is the first time when a national-level sports competition is being organized in Tehri Lake. He also awarded medals to the winners of the first session.
The CM inspected various stalls installed at the venue where Union Energy Minister R.K.Singh was also present. He also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for encouraging rich sports culture in the country.