By Vishal Bharti
Jammu, Oct 13 (UNI) Even after Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha sanctioned Rs 200 cr beneath Prime Minister’s Growth Bundle (PMDP) for upgradation of sports activities within the Union Territory, the J&Okay Sports activities Council—the very best sports activities physique—continues to be going through scarcity of coaches.
The physique is presently managing with 50 per cent of whole power.
Dependable sources within the J&Okay Sports activities Council right here advised UNI that presently, the full power of coaches throughout the Union Territory is 45 in three totally different classes towards the full 88 posts.
As per official figures, the full posts within the class of Junior Coach are 62 however, the division presently has 21 coaches, within the class of Senior Coach, whole posts are 18 however current power is 16 whereas the power of eight Chief Coaches is occupied.
“The current posts of coaches was created as per the federal government sanction in 2017 Reorganization,” sources mentioned including that the full power required per district is way larger.
“The power of coaches within the Sports activities Council is of 88 sanctioned after 2017 Reorganization in Junior, Senior and Chief classes however we’re relying upon 45 in numerous disciplines, means 50 p.c of the full,” an official advised UNI.
He nonetheless, mentioned that out of whole eight Chief Coaches, two are from Athletic, and one every is in Basketball, Cricket, Volleyball, Hockey, Soccer and Gymnastics.
Equally in Senior Class, out of whole 18, after the retirement of two coaches, 16 coaches are devoted within the disciplines of Volleyball (2), Athletic (2), Kho Kho (2), Hockey (2), Weightlifting (2), and one every in Boxing, Soccer, Basketball, Cricket, Gymnastics and Judo.
Two senior coaches attained superannuation within the 12 months 2018.
In Junior class, an official mentioned that, Judo self-discipline has six coaches, two in Gymnastics, three every in Soccer and Hockey, and one every in Fencing, Handball, Athletic, Swimming, Cricket, Thangta, Boxing and Yoga.
The put up of 1 coach in Yoga self-discipline on this class fell vacant after an premature demise of a coach in a highway mishap.
In the meantime, the chair of Chief Sports activities Officer (CSO), which fell vacant after the retirement of Mr Abdul Qayoom in June 2019, continues to be mendacity vacant.
Furthermore, the Sports activities Council has 9 instructors at current in Choice Grade within the disciplines of Yoga, Fencing, Ball Badminton, Swimming and Billiards.
Other than this, sources mentioned that there are three Sports activities Officers (two in Kashmir, one in Jammu). The one stationed in Jammu, might be retiring on October 31, 2020.
Of whole 20 posts of managers throughout the Union Territory, solely 4 are crammed.
“There are 56 video games recognised by the Sports activities Council, so each district ought to have this variety of coaches, not less than one in every self-discipline to ship justice to all disciplines in order that desirous sportspersons avail advantage of studying methods beneath the steerage of execs if the reserved posts are crammed,” sources added.
Earlier than Reorganization, there have been whole 56 posts beneath Recruitment Rule of 1992 comprising variety of posts in Junior Coach class have been 32, choice grade coaches had ten posts, Grade-ll had two posts, managers eight whereas sports activities officers and chief sports activities officers have been identical as of now.
Secretary, J&Okay Sports activities Council, Naseem Choudhary when contacted, advised UNI, “we had marketed varied posts earlier however many aspirants moved to the courtroom and presently the matter is Sub-Judice. As soon as the judgement is delivered, we are going to start the recruitment accordingly by promoting posts.”
Sources nonetheless, alleged callousness saying that the ‘wrongdoings’ throughout the division have spoilt the ladder of promotion on account of which the method hampered and the recent appointments couldn’t be made and thus led to scarcity of coaches.
“In lots of circumstances, blue-eyed given undue advantages, regardless of not being competent, have been promoted to subsequent stage,” they alleged.
A senior coach alleging that neither qualification nor achievement remained standards thought of on the time of promotions, including, “if matter is probed and file is scrutinized, lots of the workers might be discovered promoted by getting undue advantages. Their hand-in-glove with some administrative officers, can’t be dominated out.”
Pertinently, UNI on October 7 had already reported that Jammu and Kashmir Sports activities Council has stored promotions on maintain since lengthy.
As per laid norms, sources mentioned, Junior Coach is to be promoted to Senior Coach adopted by Chief Coach, Supervisor, Sports activities Officer and Chief Sports activities Officer in a time sure method however years have handed and deserving coaches are awaiting promotions on “seniority foundation”.
“In some circumstances, the seniority record has additionally reportedly been sidelined to accommodate favourites and when objections have been filed, the promotion course of was ceased,” they mentioned.
The then Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Okay Vijay Kumar in December, 2018 within the presence of then Governor, Satyapal Malik, had introduced that ‘Sports activities Process Drive’ might be constituted to maintain verify on utilization, distribution of funds and different actions however the announcement remained ‘on papers’.
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