About Daman & Diu

Sports Section, Diu

Sports Section, Collector Office, Diu
Sports Section
Collectorate, Diu
Telephone No. : - 02875 252298

Establishment :

The Sports Section, Diu was functioning under the Education wing of Diu District. But due to increase of workload like implementing of various new Central Government Schemes like Mid Day Meals, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Adult Education, Literacy Mission etc. vide office order dated 03-04-2001 issued by the Education Officer, Diu the Sports Section, Diu is operating its separate office in Collectorate campus w.e.f. financial year 2001-02 onwards. Education Officer, Diu was the Head of Office/ DDO up to 24-01-2012. Due to heavy workload in Education point of view the department de linked from Education and functioning separately. The Assistant Accounts Officer, Directorate of Accounts, Branch Diu declared as Head of Office/ Drawing & Disbursing Officer by Collector, Diu under his power Rule 14 of Financial Power Rules, 1978.

Function :

The main functions of the Sports Section is to deal the academic and co-curricular activities, organizing of sports for the Primary and Secondary Schools and organizing various tournaments for the developments of Sports in Diu District. During National Programmes, various Festivals, Co-curricular functions, Primary and Secondary School Sports, Tournaments, Exhibitions, Shows etc. The APEO & TSO, Diu have to be in touch with the Collector, Diu & Assistant Accounts Officer, HO Sports Section/ Education Officer, Diu/ Head Master/ Chief Officer, DMC, Diu / Assistant Engineers, PWD & Electrical, Diu & the members of cultural committees etc. to cope up the work to setup Hall stages at sports complex. The office is also looking after the work of Diu District Sports Council under the chairmanship of Hon'ble Collector, Diu.

Sports Section, Diu is having following Infrastructure :

  • A big Multipurpose Hall in which indoor games like Badminton, Table Tennis, Carom, Chess are being played daily in the morning and evening sessions.
  • Tennis Court with cement floor.
  • Two Gym Room.
  • Volley Ball Ground.
  • Newly developed Football ground behind Nirmala Mata High School, Diu
  • All of the above, we have Padmabhushan Sports Ground in which cricket is being played. Many tournaments ar played like C. K. Naidu Trophy, Jai Hind Trophy, Open Saurashtra, District Level Tournaments etc.
  • Proposal for construction of new swimming pool and construction of new stadium at Sports Complex, Diu is under process with PWD, Sub Division II, Diu
  • In Padmabhushan Sports Complex and Cricket Ground numbers of students, public in general/ officers and players of Diu and from outside comes daily to play Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis, Caroms, Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Gymnasium etc. and during various festivals, co-curricular functions, Primary and Secondary Schools Sports, Tournaments, Exhibitions, Shows etc.

Position of Posts:

Name of Post
Total Post
Name of Staff
Drawing Salary from
Assistant Physical Education Officer (AEPO)
1 Shri B. K. Chauhan Diu
Taluka Sports Organizer
1 Shri D. P. Mori on working arrangement in place of Shri H. V. Acharya Diu
1 on working arrangements Shri D. V. Solanki Electricity Department, Diu
Ground Man
1 on daily wages Shri M. L. Kapadia Sports Section, Diu
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