Ranjan Sethi, Director, The British School, Sector 44 will adopt over 70 female players from 35 different affiliated associations of Chandigarh to look after their education and sports career.
While talking on adopting female players, Sethi said the project was in pipeline since five months and now is the time to execute this project.
For the first time in the history of Chandigarh, Under ‘Supporting the Talent’ scheme, these players will be given free education at the choice of their own from School to University level or till the time, these players get settled, claimed Sethi.
Late, he also announced that the 1st British School Games for all Olympic events will be organised within three months in order to promote local talent by the means of conducting tournaments.
“I wanted to provide local players a platform to perform. These games will be conducted in a phased manner throughout the year and annually. After promoting boxing and football, my immediate aim is now to re-develop sports in city. We were the first ones in the city to have a football academy and now we have planned to uplift other sport,” said Sethi.
Under this scheme, his team is also finding possibilities of supporting small associations to conduct championships.