Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu has officially launched the Union Sports Ministry’s much-awaited National Sports Talent Search Portal at a function in the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on August 28, 2017. The portal will enable any person from across country to upload his information and as per that the Ministry will tap their talent and train them further in their respective disciplines. The portal will provide a three step simple process for registration, profile creation and upload of achievements. Around 1000 children will be selected and they will receive scholarships of Rs 5 lakh per year for eight years. The portal will be available in English and other regional languages so that any boy or girl can upload his or her achievements from any part of the country. The portal will also be available as App which can be downloaded on smart phones.