A separate department called Sports Science would be launched in the state soon, Sonowal told Arunachal Pradesh Sports and Youth Affairs Parliamentary Secretary Likha Saaya,an official report said here on Wednesday.
"Though the project has been launched in other states, the new department will be introduced in the university which will focus on the growth of games and sports in the state," he told Saya, who called on him in New Delhi on Monday and discussed youth development projects for the state through various centrally sponsored schemes.

Sayaa apprised the union minister of the requirements to nurture games and sports, development of infrastructures, and introduction of various sports activities in the state, an official said. Sonowal said he would visit Arunachal soon to understand its requirements for development of games and sports.

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