Khelo India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Khelo India: GoI to incentivize 500 private academies

Published: November 16, 2020

The Union Minister of Sports, Kiren Rijiju recently announced that the Government of India is to incentivize 500 private academies under Khelo India scheme. Key Highlights Under the model, the private academies are to be graded into different categories based on the quality of achievement of the players. In the first phase, monetary assistance is to ..

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Khelo India: Six Centre of Excellence approved by Ministry of Sports

Published: November 10, 2020

The Ministry of Sports has approved 6 Khelo India Centres of Excellence in six different states. Khelo India centre of excellence is an initiative of the Sports Ministry to upgrade the existing sports infrastructure in all states and Union Territories. The ministry has announced a financial support of over 64 crore to upgrade these six ..

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Centre to establish 1000 KICs at district level across India

Published: June 20, 2020

The Indian government has decided to set up 1,000 Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country. The past champions will either manage these centres or be coaches in them. This is to tap the past experience of sporting champions for the grass-root level training of athletes and ensure sustained source of ..

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Aizawl’s Rajiv Gandhi Stadium to be upgraded as KISCE under Khelo India

Published: June 19, 2020

The Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced that Aizawl’s Rajiv Gandhi Stadium would be upgraded as Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) under the Khelo India scheme. The sports ministry intends to set up one KISCE in each state and union territory to create a robust sporting ecosystem in the country

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GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

Published: June 17, 2020

The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to create robust sporting ecosystem in the country. Highlights The Sports Ministry has identified state owned sports facilities in 8 states of India. The facilities are to be upgraded into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The funds for the ..

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