To infuse sports culture and achieve sporting excellence in the country.
To encourage sports all across the country thus allowing the population to harness the power of sports through its crosscutting influence, namely, holistic development of children & youth, community development, social integration, gender equality, healthy lifestyle, national pride and economic opportunities related to sports development.
Components of the Scheme :
The Khelo India Scheme includes the following components/objectives :-
i. Play Field Development
ii, Community Coaching Development
iii. State Level Khelo India Centres
iv. Annual Sports Competitions
v. Talent Search and Development
vi. Utilisation and Creation/ Upgradation of Sports Infrastructure
vii. Support to National/Regional/State Sports Academies vili. Physical Fitness of School going Children
ix. Sports for Women
x. Promotion of Sports among persons with disabilities
xl. Sports for Peace and Development
xli. Promotion of rural and indigenous/tribal games
The revamped Khelo India Scheme notified vide the Gazette of India dated 14.10.2017 envisages establishment of State Level Khelo India Centres across the country to maximize the utilization of Sports infrastructure set up by the respective State/UT through out the