Chandigarh, Feb 12 (PTI) India''s Olympics gold-winningshooter Abhinav Bindra''s Foundation today said that it hasadopted 20 villages in Punjab for "sports activities andtalent search".
"The Abhinav Bindra Foundation has adopted the villageswhere activities in respect to sports development and talentsearch will be conducted starting from Mohali and Hoshiarpurdistricts," a release issued by the Foundation said here.
It said that Abhinav Bindra had conceived the idea toadopt the villages and the Foundation was working to realisehis aim.
In this regard, the ace shooter''s father, A S Bindra,yesterday met Punjab''s Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir SinghBadal, who also holds the sports portfolio, and apprised himabout the Foundation''s efforts in the field of sports, therelease said.
It said the Foundation is working with the objective todevelop the potential available in sports and providingnecessary support to the sportspersons, who are at the grassroot level.