Jammu & Kashmir lines up its wheelchair basketball team
The Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS) is an NGO based in Jammu and Kashmir. The NGO works for the rehabilitation of people with different kinds of disabilities, both physical and mental.
The NGO has selected 12 players, including three women, for the state's wheelchair basketball team.
The team will represent J&K at national-level championships.
The basketball championships will be held in different states.
The events will be organized with the help of the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WCBFI) and the International Committee of Red Cross Society (ICRCS) .
The events will provide exposure to the disabled players, and increase their self-confidence.
To ensure proper training, coaches and experts of WCBFI will visit J&K next month.
They will choose the final team for the national championship. They will also give tips to the players.