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AP govt giving highest priority for sports in the state:Min

Visakhapatnam, Jan 3 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Human Resources Development Minister
Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that the state government has given highest priority for the sports and
creating best sports infrastructure for the development of the sports and to pick up talent
sports personalities.
Inaugurating the 10 day South Zone inter-university cricket (men) tournament
at Raghu educational institutions. Dakamarri on Wednesday, the minister underlined the need for
sports literacy along with academic programme for the students.
He said the state government has included the sports literacy in the sports policy of the government
in the state.
He said the government has also decided to give weight-age in marks for the students who participated in the national and intentional sports events.He advised the students to actively participate in the sports in addition to pursuing their studies as the sports can give mental and physical balance and useful for personality development.
Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University Prof. G Nageswara Rao said the Andhra varsity
here has been entrusted with the responsibility of organizing the event by the Association of
Indian universities New Delhi and-in turn the andhra university has entrusted the job of
organizing the event to Raghu educational institutions, Dakamarri in the district from January 3 to 12.
Nearly 98 South Indian universities will take part in the tournament which will be
held in knock out one day international pattern being conducted in ten venues in Visakhapatnam participating in the vent comprising of about 1900 players, managers,coaches and technical officials

The teams will be divided into four pools and 40 BCCI, Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) panel
umpires will officiate the matches, he added.
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