Adventure sports institute's inauguration in Tehri
Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat inaugurated Adventure sports institute in Tehri to excel in international events, curb migration, and promote self-employment.
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat launched an adventure and water sports institute on the bank of the Tehri lake. Built at the cost of Rs 20 crore, the institute will be run by the Indo Tibetan Border Police.
The world-class players will excel at international events and do the country proud, Tirath Singh Rawat uttered. It will impart training to the local youth in adventure sports activities, opening up self-employment avenues for them, Rawat said.
The ITBP has been entrusted with the institute's management, keeping in view their glorious and long background in adventure sports. He said adding all help will be extended to the force. The government is endeavoring to develop Tehri Lake into an international adventure destination to end local migration to cities, the chief minister reiterated.
Rijiju said the institute marks the beginning of a new chapter in adventure sports in the state. The Center is giving priority to winter games and water sports for the emergence of world-class players in these fields, he said.
The institute will train people in all-terrain biking, rock climbing, high rope course, canoeing, kayaking, paragliding, paramotor, parasailing boat, and scuba diving.