Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Current Affairs, GK & News

Recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India restored

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has restored the recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) as the National Sports Federation (NSF) with immediate effect till December 31, 2021. Highlights The Sports Ministry further stated that, elections of two office bearers namely Sudhir Mittal on the post of President and Kaushik Bidiwala on ..

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UNICEF and Sports Ministry to Collaborate for Atmanirbhar Bharat

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has signed an agreement with the UNICEF in order to mobilize 1 crore youth volunteers at the earliest in order to achieve the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat. This has been signed by the Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju and the UNICEF officials in India. Highlights The ..

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Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme

On June 2, 2020, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijju inaugurated the India Community Coach Development Programme Highlights The India Community Coach Development Programme is a 25-day long programme for community coaches and PE teachers all over the country. The programme has been launched to give more importance to Physical Education in ..

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National Sports Development Fund

The Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India recently contributed 1 crore INR to the National Sports Development Fund as part of Corporate Social Responsibility.  About the Fund: The NSDF was established and notified in 1998 under the Charitable Endowments Act of 1890. It was created to mobilise funding for developing sports in the country. ..

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AICS reconstituted to 18 Members from the earlier 27

As the Olympic year begins, The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has reconstituted the advisory body, All India Council of Sports (AICS) and extended the tenure of the body to three years. V. K. Malhotra remains the President of the Council. The number of members of the advisory body was reduced to 18 from ..

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