President Ram Nath Kovind highlighted the importance of the government’s flagship ‘Khelo India Programme’. The joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament in New Delhi.
President the new government decided to widen the spectrum of the ‘Khelo India Programme’ to cover the entire country. Under this program, 2,500 talented players have been selected and are being trained. This facility will be provided to 2,500 new players every year.
It was important to unearth talents from across the country and their selection process made transparent in order to make India a global sports powerhouse. It also stressed the importance of strengthening the existing sports infrastructure in the country.