Min calls for transparency in sports bodies

ITANAGAR, Jun 6: Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Dr Mohesh Chai on Wednesday asked officers of the sports department and the Sports Authority of Arunachal to ensure transparency and good governance in sports bodies.
Addressing the officers during a meeting in the chief secretary’s conference hall here, Dr Chai said the state government “is committed to ensure clean sports.”
The minister briefed the officers on the efforts made by the government to “involve people at the grassroots level in promoting sports as a movement.”
He said the sports department should make every effort to make the sports associations accountable for on- and off-the-field performances, and to monitor fund utilization.
He said the government is committed to provide all facilities and funding for development and promotion of sports in the state.
Sports & Youth Affairs Secretary Dani Salu was also present at the meeting.