Sports news | Over 2,400 crore have been allocated under the Khelo India program since its inception, according to the Lok Sabha government. with

New Delhi [India], December 7th (ANI): As part of the Khelo India Scheme, 62 sports infrastructure projects of various categories were approved in the north-eastern region of the country for an amount of Rs 423.01 billion.

The Khelo India Scheme has allocated more than Rs.2,400 billion since its inception. This was announced by the minister for youth affairs and sport Anurag Thakur on Tuesday in response to a question in Lok Sabha.

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To encourage participation in sport in the country, the Ministry of Youth and Sport has implemented a number of programs to promote sport and promote excellence in sport. To date, 453 Khelo India Centers have been reported in 359 districts of 28 states / UTs.

Thakur said the National Sports University in Imphal was founded to promote sports education in sports science, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching. In addition, a northeast regional center of the Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) has been in operation in Guwahati, Assam since 2009/10.

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As part of the ministry’s Khelo India Scheme, 8 state-run Khelo India Centers of Excellence and 152 Khelo India Centers have been reported in the northeast region. In addition, 20 academies have been accredited and 2 Army Boys Sports Companies are supported in the northeast region. A total of 217 Khelo India athletes from the northeast region have been identified. (ANI)

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