The Minister of Labour Employment, Women and Child Welfare Ch Mallareddy said that the state government has been encouraging sports and sportsmen and women for achieving overall progress.
He was speaking after inaugurating the National level 16th Cadet Fencing Competition held for under 17 boys and girls in MLRIT campus at Dundigal on Monday.
Telangana Fencing Association President Raja Shekhar Reddy thanked the chairman of MLRIT Marri Laxma Reddy for coming forward to hold the sports event in his college premises. He assured the sportsmen and women of all help and support in this direction.
The others who spoke on the occasion include Telangana State Handball Association President Jagan Mohan Rao, MLRIT Chairman Marri Laxman Reddy, President and Secretary Olympic Association of Telangana Ranga Rao and Prakash Raj respectively besides the president of Fencing Association of India Ashok.