Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday announced that Kerala will observe 2010 as the “Year of Sports”. This was announced after a cabinet meeting here.
Later Sports Minister M. Vijayakumar said the government would implement the state Sports Act to create high quality infrastructure, better coaching facilities and provide incentives to sportspersons. The government will build thousand stadiums and thousand swimming pools in the state, he said.A comprehensive insurance scheme for sportspersons would be implemented this year and physical fitness programme would cover all the schools in the state, he said.