Bhopal, January 20, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Labour, Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Minister Mr. Antar Singh Arya inaugurated 8th Kushabhau Thakre Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament here today. As many as 16 teams including Bhopal are participating in the tournament. The final will be played on January 26. Minister Mr. Arya said that sports activities help all-round development of youths apart from inculcating spirit of healthy competition in them. Mr. Arya said that Shramodaya Schools are being built for children of labourers at Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior. Along with studies, sports talents of students will also be honed. Mr. Arya said that along with Shramodaya School costing Rs. 51 crore, ITI building costing Rs. 15 crore is also being constructed. Local corporator Mr. Kewal Mishra, tournament’s office-bearers and players were present on the occasion.