Joint Collector P.A. Sobha inaugurated district-level taekwondo competitions for girls at Rajiv Stadium here on Thursday.

Some 165 girls from 96 select schools in 16 mandals participated in the competitions.

Training in martial arts

On the occasion, K.V. Ramana, Project Director of Rajiv Vidya Mission, said under the aegis of A.P. Mahila Samatha Society, girls in select schools were being imparted training in martial arts.

Society representative Ratna Jyothi was present.