'An amount of Rs 8750 crore has been estimated as financial implication of the new Khelo India Scheme (2021-22 to 2025-26)'
In the last financial year, the government had allocated Rs 2826.92 crore for sports, which was later revised to Rs 1800.15 crore because of the lack of activity caused by the pandemic
Khelo India has become a brand, Rijiju said, adding that everybody, including boys and girls want to be part of the programme
Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society
The advertisement invited applications from athletes to take part in the Khelo India Games scheduled to be held in Panchkula in Haryana in 2021.
The apex body has managed to get the bank details of the culprit and demanded an immediate probe into the matter.
Rijiju's announcement came after he attended a meeting of Sports Ministers of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on Tuesday
Sports Minister Kiren, however, said that an official announcement of the dates for the 2021 Khelo Games will be made only after the Tokyo Games
The Khelo India Centres will either be run by a past champion or have them as a coach
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has reached Kashmir to inaugurate the Khelo India Winter Games, which would continue till Wednesday
J&K government spokesman Rohit Kansal said there was no need to worry about the games as 100 per cent testing and screening is being conducted
"There will be 30 events under four disciplines including snowboarding, snow skiing, cross country and snow show in which players from across the country would participate," the spokesman said
Kiren Rijiju also said that his ministry is trying to ensure that athletes get the required diet at all training centres
President Ram Nath Kovind also revealed that that 'Khelo India Programme' would be widened to boost India's sports.
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