Central Government Schemes- 05 May 2018

Khelo India Scheme

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Khelo India Scheme
Launch Date: 2017

• Revamped Khelo India Programme started at cost of  1,756 crores for the period 2017-18 to
• The Revamped Khelo India Programme would impact the entire sports ecosystems, including
infrastructure, community sports, talent identification, coaching for excellence, competition
structure, and sports economy.
• This programme strives to promote "Sports for all" and "Sports for Excellence".
• This programme strives to raise the standards of competition, both at school and college
level, to have maximum access to organised sports competition.
• The power of sport in promoting gender equity and social inclusiveness is fully recognized &
special measures are provided for to achieve these objectives.
• Programme also aims at creating an active population with the healthy lifestyle. It also aims to
promote 20 universities across the country as hubs of sporting excellence.