Who Conceptualized Khelo India Anthem? the Khelo India Anthem (Download PDF)

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Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, unveiled the schedule of Khelo India School Games 2018. The anthem is conceptualized by Ogilvy, composed by Louis Bank and the film has been produced by Nirvana Films.

Image of Khelo India objectives

Image of Khelo India Objectives

Image of Khelo India objectives

  • Khelo India School Games will be the first programme to mark the beginning of Khelo India, a category defining, holistic sports development programme. The games start from January 31, 2018.

Fields in Which Games Are Being Held

The school games encompass 16 sports disciplines:

  1. Archery

  2. Athletics

  3. Badminton

  4. Basketball

  5. Boxing

  6. Football

  7. Gymnastics

  8. Hockey

  9. Judo

  10. Kabaddi

  11. Kho-Kho

  12. Shooting

  13. Swimming

  14. Volleyball

  15. Weightlifting

  16. Wrestling.

What is Khelo India?

  • The Khelo India School Games will be the first programme to mark the beginning of Khelo India, a category defining, holistic sports development programme.

  • The khelo India school games plan to select 1, 000 under-17 children each year for the next five years.

  • Scheme would provide scholarships of Rs. 5 lakh to each of the selected students

  • The scheme plans to train the students to become potential winners at the international level.

  • Personal coaches of players at grassroots level will get 20 % and those at the developmental level will get 30 % if their ward wins medals in major competitions.

  • Its focus is on building a strong sport ecosystem and is committed to long-term professional development of athletes.

  • Government aims to create bench strength of the players through Khelo India.

- Published/Last Modified on: February 25, 2018

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