Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurates National workshop on “Sports for All”

 

Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has inaugurates National workshop on “Sports for All” in New Delhi with the participation of about 80 representatives from Indian Olympic Association, Department of Sports , Sports Authority of India, National Observers , National Sports Federations of high priority and priority disciplines, SGFI and AIUs, Sports Secretaries of the States and the Union Territories, Sports promotion Boards and Sports promotion NGOs.

As the Sports development plays a significant role towards individual development, community development, economic development and national development. One of the key objectives of the workshop was to bring about convergence among all the stakeholders and create a shared vision in order to harness the multiple benefits that sports offer.

Under the Khelo India initiative of the government, a massive overhaul of the entire sporting system is underway. Khelo India is about broad-basing sports, providing opportunities for playing, creating competition, picking up talent and also awareness of physical fitness and good health.

To spot the talent, the government has recently launched the National Sports talent search portal on which anyone from anywhere in the country can send us a video of athletes for evaluation of their performance and further training by experts to make them better athletes for domestic and international competitions.