Keylong : The Union Sports minister Ajay Maken said Sunday that his ministry was working on a plan to promote winter sports in a big way in Lahaul & Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.
He said winter sports like skiing and ice hockey would be promoted in the region.
Maken stopped at Jispa in Lahaul while travelling to Leh.
Local tribals of Jispa along with Congress leader Ravi Thakur, requested Maken to cancel cancellation of the proposed Jispa Dam for Hydro Project.
Maken also said he will try to upgrade the Udaipur Cricket Stadium, which is not suitable for cricket matches due to its small size.