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2nd Khelo India School Games to be held in Pune

The second edition of Khelo India School Games rechristened as Khelo India Youth Games will be held from January 9-20, 2019 in Pune, Maharashtra.
2nd Khelo India School Games to be held in Pune
  • It will take place at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune.
  • The first edition of these games under Khelo India Programme was held in New Delhi in February 2018.

About Khelo India Youth Games:

  • Union Ministry of Sports has expanded in its scope as compared to Khelo India School Games. 
  • It will allow participants to compete in two categories, (Under 17) and (Under 21). 
  • It also allows students from colleges and Universities to compete.
  • It will see over 10,000 participants from 29 states and 7 Union Territories.

About the Khelo India Programme:

  • It was introduced by Ministry of Sports and Youth affairs to revive sports culture in India at grass-root level.
  • Its objective is to build a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establish India as a great sporting nation.
  • It is expected to help scout young talent from schools in various disciplines and groom them as future sports champions.
  • Talented players will be identified in priority sports disciplines at various levels by a High-Powered Committee and each will be provided an annual financial assistance of Rs. 5 lakh for 8 years.

Question:

Q. Where will the second edition of Khelo India School Games rechristened as Khelo India Youth Games be held from January 9-20, 2019?
a. Mubai, Maharashtra
b. Nagpur, Maharashtra
c. Goa, Maharashtra
d. Pune, Maharashtra
2nd Khelo India School Games to be held in Pune 2nd Khelo India School Games to be held in Pune Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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