Sports Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

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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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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Sports Ministry inks MoU with NBCC to develop National Sports University at Imphal

State-owned construction firm NBCC (India) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of Sports under Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) to provide Project Management Consultancy for development of National Sports University at Imphal, Manipur. The approximate cost of project would be Rs.400 crore. About NBCC (India) It is a Central-owned ..

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Sports Ministry reconstitutes committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has reconstituted TOP committee with objective of identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games under Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme. The committee will be headed by Abhinav Bindra, Olympic Gold Medalist. Its members are Anil Khanna, Prakash Padukone, Karnam Malleshwari, P. T. ..

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