Dehradun, December 14
Uttarakhand Principal Chief Conservator of Forests RBS Rawat has hoped for a better performance from the state Forest Department contingent in the All-India Forest Sports Meet beginning in Dehradun from December 16. Addressing a press conference, Rawat said Uttarakhand Forest Department players had been coached at the Haldwani training camp for the past many months and he was hopeful for better performance in the games this time.
“I am very much hopeful that Uttarakhand will be placed among the first 10 in the overall medals tally”, he said.Rawat disclosed the state was all set to host the All-India Forest Sports Meet from December 16 to 20. He said a total of 13 committees had been constituted for smooth conduct of proceedings at the meet. He said around 3,000 participants and supporting staff would be participating in the various events that would take place at the venues of the FRI, the IMA, the Jaspal Rana Academy, the Central Academy of the State Forest Service College and Parade Ground.
He also held that that Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri would be inaugurating the meet at the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun, at 11.30.