Sports & Youth

CADC Football team set out for BTC; Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, EM, CADC will lead the party

Kamalanagar, October 6, 2022: The Chakma Autonomous District Council Football team sets out for Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) today to participate in the 1st Inter Sixth Schedule Councils Premier Football League, 2022 (ISPL, 2022) schedule to be held from 9th October – 23rd October, 2022 in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), Assam. Dg Durjya Dhan Chakma, EM i/c Sports and Youth Services Dept., CADC will lead the representing team. He will be accompanied by Dg Bubon Kumar Chakma, MDC, CADC and H. Amaresh Chakma, MDC, CADC for the Opening Ceremony function on 9th October, 2022 at Dimakuchi Stadium, Udalguri, BTR.

The 1st Inter Sixth Schedule Councils Premier Football League, 2022 first of its kind is being organised by the Government of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) to give a big boost to the development of Football in the BTC region and help foster community spirit within BTR and also with players from other Sixth Schedule Areas of North East India.

All the ten Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) under Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India will participate in the Football tournament; three each from Mizoram, Assam and Meghalaya and one from Tripura. The Chakma, Lai and Mara Autonomous District Councils are the three participatory teams from Mizoram.

The ten Football teams are categorised into two groups A & B. The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (Meghalaya), the Mara Autonomous District Council (Mizoram), the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (Tripura), the Dima Hasao Autonomous Council (Assam) and the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (Assam) in Group – A while the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (Meghalaya), the Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (Meghalaya), the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR, Assam), the Lai Autonomous District Council (Mizoram) and the Chakma Autonomous District Council (Mizoram) in Group – B.

Dg Prityrup Chakma, i/c ADSPO, CADC, Dg. Suman Chakma, SRO cum AI&PRO, CADC and Dg. Raju Chakma, UDC, Forest Dept., CADC have been invested with Manager, Asst. Coach and H/Coach respectively.

List of the Football team is as follows:

  1. Aadawr Chakma
  2. Rebeng Chakma
  3. L.Alok Bikash Chakma
  4. Dino Moy Chakma
  5. Sagar Chakma
  6. Rupam Chakma
  7. F. B. Oojhor Chakma
  8. Phibir Chakma
  9. Lokki Moy Chakma
  10. Sumiran Chakma
  11. Prity Joy Tong
  12. Ronaldo Tong
  13. Bonson Tong
  14. Sawmbal Chakma
  15. Tatu Chakma
  16. Tanak Chakma
  17. Dhav Chakma
  18. Poransa Chakma

76th Independence Day celebrated at Kamalanagar

Kamalanagar, 15 August, 2022: The 76th Independence Day of India celebrated at Kamalanagar, Chakma Autonomous District Council was graced by Pu Lawmawma Tochhawng, Vice-Chairman, Lunglei High Power Committee as Chief Guest. The celebration organized by SDO(Civil), Chawngte was held in the helipad ground of Baganpara.

March-past were performed by contingents represented by different schools of Kamalanagar and Chawngte area.

The Branch YMA, Chawngte P entertained the audience with the Cheraw dance while Chakma traditional dance was performed by the artists of Art & Culture Department, CADC. Local popular artists enliven the programme with their solo performances.

Prizes were given away by the Chief Guest to the participating teams and winners of badminton and football tournaments organized to mark the celebration of 76th Independence Day. NCC, Government Kamalanagar College was adjudged the best parade contingent. First prize in football was bagged by Chawngte-L FC while badminton double was won by Pu Ramnienga and Pu LH. Lalmalsawma under category-A, Pu C. Lalnunsanga and Pu LalhmingsangaKhiangte under category-B, Pu LH. Lalmalsawma and Pu Lalengzauva under 40+ category, Pu Jerry Lalmuanawma Pachuau and Lalengzauva.

A friendly football match was played between a team comprising of senior officers of CADC and a team by Chawngte Area Football Association to commemorate the Day.

Among the various achievements of the MNF led state government highlighted by Pu Lawmawma Tochhawng in his speech he also talked about the Astro Turf football ground at Kamalanagar which he said shall benefit the youth of the region in promoting career in football.

Earlier, in the morning, Dg. Buddhalila Chakma, Chief Executive Member, CADC unfurled the National Flag in the premises of CADC Secretariat in the presence of officials and staff of CADC.

Speaking during the programme he stated that many entitlements of CADC remains to be fulfilled while assuring to pursue them in the right earnest with the concerned authority. He urged of all the employees to be faithful with their respective duties and responsibilities in service to CADC.

He thanked the employees of CADC for coming forward to contribute voluntarily one day pay of their salary towards celebration of the CADC Golden Jubilee.

A day earlier, the celebration programme came under cloud with call for its boycott by the local NGOs for non-fulfilment of their demands for regular power supply, adequate staffing and equipping of the local hospital, separate SDO and BDO for Chawngte RD Block and demand for more police personals and lady constable in the local police station. The boycott was called off on assurance to meet the demand.

Chakma Autonomous District Council Football Association reformed

Kamalanagar, 06 July, 2022: Chakma Autonomous District Council Football Association was reformed today in a meeting convened by Central Young Chakma Association which was chaired by Dr. Jyotir Moy Chakma, President, CYCA. Dg. Durjya Dhana Chakma, EM, CADC i/c Sports and Youth Services Department, etc. attended the meeting as it’s Chief Guest.

District Sports Promotion Officer, CADC, YCA, MCSU, Chakma Mahila Samiti and different sporting clubs of CADC attended the meeting.

The Association was reformed with Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma as President, Dr. Jyotirmoy Chakma as Sr. Vice President, Dg. Ahoze Chakma as Vice-President, Dg. Pusparath Chakma as General Secretary, Dg. Kamaleshwar Chakma as Jt. Secretary, Dg. Sadhan Biaksh Chakma and Dg. Lokesh Chakma as Assistant Secretary, Dg. Satyam Chakma as Finance Secretary, Dgb. Pronoti Chakma as Treasurer, Dg. Julius Tongchangya, Dg. Raju Devbarman, Dg. B. Chanda and Dg. Raju Chakma as Members. The CEM, CADC, the Chairman, CADC and the local MLA were designated as advisers to the Association.

The meeting decided that the Baganpara Football Ground which belongs to CYCA will be renovated and explored for widening and will be used as alternative football field. The Association along with the local NGOs, CADC official and EM i/c Sports, etc. will be visiting the ground tomorrow for assessment.

It was also decided that an application will be submitted to CADC authority to explore feasibility for creation of CADC Sports Council.

CEM, CADC inspects Kamalanagar football ground under construction. First tournament on Astro Turf field to be played on CADC Golden Jubilee celebration

Kamalanagar, 14 January, 2022: Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, Chakma Autonomous District Council today visited the Kamalanagar football ground under construction for laying artificial turf facilitated by Mizoram Sports Department. He was accompanied by his colleague MDCs.

The project is funded under PMJVK at a cost of Rs.532.50 Lakhs which includes site preparation, security fencing, concrete paver block footpath around the ground. There is also separate fund provision for construction of a pavilion cum change room and two viewers galleries.

On interaction with the work supervisor of the contractor it has been learnt that the football field will be ready by the month of March, 2022. As of now 40% of the work has been completed.

“The first football tournament on the new Astro turf field will be played on the ocassion of CADC Golden Jubilee celebration which is due in April this year, to be organized by Mizoram Sport Department in collaboration with Chakma Autonomous District Council and Central Young Chakma Association”, the CEM, CADC informed while stating that it is being made possible on the initiative of Pu Robert Romawia Royte, Hon’ble Minister of State.

He also attributed the project being granted here, to this remote and backward part of the state, to his goodwill for the Chakma minority community.

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He further added, “A youth hostel will be proposed near the football field which will facilitate accommodation for sports team hailing from far off corners during a tournament.”

First ever Chakma Premier League of cricket kicks off

Kamalanagar, 19 December, 2021: The first ever Chakma Premier League of cricket in Mizoram kicked off yesterday at Borapansury-I. Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, Chakma Autonomous District Council inaugurated the opening ceremony of the league which will feature 47 contests and will be played over eighteen days. The final will be played on 7th January, 2021.

The tournament was kicked off with the Hon’ble CEM, CADC hitting a ball from one of the players.

The CEM speaking on the occasion wanted that this event should not become a one-off exercise and urged the youths for pursuing sports with professional ambition and perseverance. He further added that career in sports and for that matter any in non-academic fields should also be aspired by the youths.

The league organized by CADC Cricket Association in collaboration of NGOs of Borapansury will be played by a total of 20 teams hailing from different parts of Chakma inhabited areas of Mizoram. David Chakma, the President of the CADC Cricket Association speaking over phone said that the league will identify the best players for selection to represent the Chakma community in the President Cup to be played in Aizawl.

The 20 teams are distributed over four groups. The entire tournament will be played in four rounds – first round, quarter final, semi final and final. The first round will be played in 15 over format and the rest of the rounds in T20 format. In the first round each team will get to play four matches and the best two performing teams from each group will qualify for the quarter final round. The four winning teams of the four quarter final matches will qualify for the semi-final round and the winners of the two semi-final matches will reach the final round.

The league was conceived a year ago but could not take off due to the covid-19 pandemic. The tournament was initially planned at the Kamalanagar playground but due to the ongoing work of laying astroturf there the venue has been relocated to Borapansury.

State Public Information Officers (SPIOs)

In pursuance of the directive received from General Administration & Control Department, Government of Mizoram vide L/No. F.14011/2/2012-GAD(RTI) date Aizawl, the 25th January 2021, the Executive Committee of Chakma Autonomous District Council is pleased to appoint the following State Public Information Officers (SPIOs) in all the Department of CADC as per Section 5(1) of the RTI ACT, 2005 to provide information under the Act.

Executive Committee – Portfolios

In excercise of the powers conferred under Rule 30 of Chakma Autonomous District Council (Constitution, Conduct of Business etc.) Rules, 2020 and as amended from time to time, the portfolios among the members of the Executive Committee of the 10th Chakma Autonomous District Council are allocated as shown below with immediate effect.

Pu Robert Romawia Royte unveils foundation stone for construction of a student hostel

Kamalanagar, 29 March, 2021: Pu Robert Romawia Royte, Hon’ble Minister of State i/c Sports & Youth Services, Tourism, ICT department today unveiled the foundation stone for construction of a student hostel in CADC in presence of Pu H. Biakzaua,Hon’ble MLA, Lawngtlai (E) and MDCs of CADC.

The programme was held in the premises of Chakma Rest House, Kamalanagar and was witnessed by a huge gathering.

Earlier, Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, who has resigned from the post of CEM, CADC this morning speaking in the Chakma District MNF office announced that the hostel will be constructed at the Bodhicariya School of Shishu Koruna Sangha which is under construction at Udalthna-I about 10 Km from Kamalanagar.

The hostel will be constructed at a cost Rs.282.80 lakhs.

Pu Robert Romawia Royte, Hon’ble Minister of State unveiled the laying of Astro Turf surface at Kamalanagar Football Ground

Kamalanagar, 03 December, 2020: Pu Robert Romawia Royte, Hon’ble Minister of State who has arrived yesterday at Kamalanagar, headquarters of Chakma Autonomous District Council today unveiled the laying of Astro Turf surface at Kamalanagar Football Playground amidst great excitement especially among the young sports enthusiasts. The event was witnessed by a huge crowd.

Pu Robert Rommawia unveiling the plaque
Pu Robert Rommawia unveiling the plaque commemorating the laying of Astro Turf at Kamalanagar Football Ground.

The programme was attended by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC, Pu Lawmawma Tochhawng, Vice-Chairman, HPC Lunglei and Pu S. Kaptluanga, SDO(C), Chawngte besides other dignitaries.

The infrastructure will be first of its kind for this remote area. The creation of the asset indicates the keen intention of the government to make available world class sporting infrastructure to the remotest part of the state to provide opportunity to young talents. Football is the most loved game of the state and it has produced world class players who have excelled in the game at the national level.

The laying of artificial turf will be done at a cost of Rs.532.50 Lakhs which will also include site preparation, security fencing, concrete paver block footpath around the ground and RCC building for pavilion and changing room. The Department of Sports and Youth Services, Government of Mizoram will provide technical and professional assistance. The Project will be operated and maintained by the Department.

Pu Royte, addressing the gathering said that the construction of the football ground will be the beginning of an era of development for this backward area and cited many projects that are in the pipeline for this area like Construction of Community Service Centre at a cost of Rs.140 Lakhs, Construction of Girls Hostel at a cost of Rs.282.80 Lakhs, Construction of Volley Ball Court with viewing gallery at a cost of Rs.32.87 Lakhs and construction of Residential School at a cost of Rs.3461.70 Lakhs. He has said a football academy shall also be established at Chawngte in the coming days.

He urged for communal harmony between all the communities like Lushai, Chakma, Lai, Bawm, Bru, Hindu Bengali and Muslim Bengali living in Chawngte and Kamalanagar and added that the football ground shall be a force of integration and unity between the different communities. Incidentally Pu Royte was wearing a Mizo traditional shirt and a Chakma waist coat.

He stated, “Working for social and economic development of the minority communities of Mizoram was in our election manifesto and we shall remain committed to its spirit.”

He further added, “Without developing backward southern Mizoram we cannot claim to be a developed state.”

Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma was full of appreciation for Pu Royte for his ability to reign-in central fund for developmental work and thanked him profusely for the project which he stated was beyond their expectation, Kamalanagar being such a small town located in the remote corner of the state. He praised for his vision of inclusiveness, to develop Mizoram as a whole and his love for Mizoram. Apprising the Minister about CADC he said, “Here our needs are all very basic and for developing this area one has to start from the scratch.”