Kiren Rijiju Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Sports Minister to launch Fit India Freedom Run event

The Ministry of Sports has launched the Fit India Freedom Run Event, a country-wide event that promises to become a fitness phenomenon in the coming days in the country. It has been launched virtually by the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. About the Fit India Freedom Run In the event, the participants are allowed to run ..

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First General Council meeting of Khelo India Scheme held

The Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has chaired the first General Council Meeting of the Khelo India Scheme. The Union Minister has urged the stated to organize the State-level Khelo India Games on an annual basis with the objective of identifying talent from the states from the grass-root level. Highlights of the Meeting Speaking at the ..

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