VIJAYAWADA:District collector Babu A has emphasised upon the need for promotion of sports activity in schools, particularly government schools for overall development of the students.
Distributing football sports kits to 32 ZP schools and four municipal schools, that were provided by Reliance Foundation, here Saturday, he wanted more industrialists to sponsor sports equipment and infrastructure in government schools.
He said by making sports mandatory in schools, the skills, competitive spirit and team spirit will be imparted to the students, helping them in their overall development.
Speaking on the occasion, Reliance Trust district programmer V Santhosh Kumar assured all possible help from their side. SAAP director B Hanumantha Rao, DSO P Ramakrishna and others were present.