Thousen takes charge as Sports Director

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 May 2018 10:18:34



Staff Reporter

Newly-appointed Sports Director Dr S L Thousen assumed charge at Sports and Youth Welfare Directorate in State capital on Tuesday. Before this, Thousen paid a cordial visit to Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia. Thousen took charge in presence of outgoing Sports Director, Upendra Jain. On this occasion, Upendra Jain informed Thousen about various sports activities and also introduced sports officers to him. Thousen is an ADG level IPS officer and before getting appointed as Sports Director, he was serving as ADG SAF. Thousen has the credit of serving as DIG and IG of Special Protection Group of Prime Minister in New Delhi. After assuming the charge, Thousen convened the meeting of sports officials. He took information about sports facilities, equipment and sports person. He had a face to face interaction with coaches. He took necessary information about sports persons from them. He directed sports officials to fix the targets to hone up sports skills of players. He stressed for result oriented training. In this meeting, Joint Director Sports, Dr Vinod Pradhanand B S Yadav.