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Khelo India Scheme extended to 2025-26

Sports Ministry has decided to extend “Khelo India Programme” from 2021-22 to 2025-26. Ministry has also furnished Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) memorandum to Ministry of Finance to extend the annual event. Highlights As per the memorandum to Finance Ministry, an amount of 8,750 crore has been estimated as a financial implication of new Khelo India ..

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Karnataka to host Khelo India University Games 2021

The chief minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa, announced that Karnataka will be hosting the second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) in the year 2021. Key Points The Khelo India University Games will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Games will be held in the Jain University and other venues of the state. Jain University ..

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Assam Rifles Public School launched as Khelo India Sports School

The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju recently launched the Assam Rifles Public School as a Khelo India Sports School. Where is Assam Rifles Public School located? Shillong. Is Assam Rifles Public School a Khelo India Sports School? Yes. What are Khelo India Sports School? The main objective of Khelo India ..

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Yogasana recognized as a competitive Sport in India

The Sports Ministry has formally recognized Yogasana as a competitive sport. This will enable the ancient practice to avail Government funding. This was done to spread awareness about Yoga and its benefits and help improve physical and mental wellbeing of the people. Key Highlights After its recognition as a competitive sport, Yogasana becomes eligible to ..

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Khelo India: GoI to incentivize 500 private academies

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

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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