By Trictynews Reporter
Chandigarh 10th November:- The Education Department, Chandigarh Administration is all set to organize the prestigious 62nd National School Games in the discipline of Baseball from 11th to 15th November, 2016.
The 62nd National School Games will be organized under the aegis of School Games Federation of India. Around 500 players and officials are expected to arrive in the city from 9th November onwards. These will comprise players from different 14 states, UTs and units of School Games Federation of India.
The opening ceremony of the games will be held at Govt. Model Sr. Secondary School, Sector-37 B, Chandigarh. Four Schools have been shortlisted as stay venues i.e. GMSSS -37 B, GMSSS -37 D, GMSSS -35 D and GMHS - 42 where round the clock arrangements have been made for the comfortable stay and play environment. Five play venues for tournaments have been shortlisted i.e. GMSSS- 35, GMSSS-37 B, GMSSS-40, GMSSS 23 A and GMSSS 15 C.
A control room has been established at GMHS, Sector-42 Chandigarh. Committees have been formulated and key Departments mobilized for the smooth play of these games. The opening ceremony of the games will be held on 11 November, 2016 at 10 am at GMSSS Sector-37-B Chandigarh. Sarvjit Singh, Finance cum Education Secretary, Chandigarh Administration will be the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony.
States and organizations that are participating are CBSE Welfare Sports Organization, Vidya Bharathi, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujrat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh,