The Mass Education Extension and Library Services department will hold a state level sports and cultural meet of the social welfare homes on February 16 and 17, announced Siddiqullah Chowdhury, the minister of state (Independent charge) of the department. There are 50 social welfare homes in the state that include State Welfare Homes, Aided Homes and Sponsored Homes. Around 850 children from 50 such institutions will take part in the state level sports and cultural meet. The cultural program will include drawing competition, group dances and one act play, where 140 children will participate. The two-day meet will be held at the B D Auditorium, Salt Lake and I BSports Ground, Salt Lake, respectively.