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Helping rural kids to adopt sports and learning through co-curricular activities

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) You are born to be a player. You are meant to be here and this moment is yours, believes Devang Sharma, the founder of Sports Kartial, an initiative that aims importance of education in children’s life and sports as an accelerator to achieve the ultimate goal.
The programme focuses on five major components -General awareness, Personality development, Language Skills, Basic logical reasoning techniques, and happiness quotient along with the ocean of Life skills sports is already teaching them.
"A child has to maintain 60 per cent marks in his regular school evaluations to continue to be a part of our program and the team constantly stay in touch with sdchools, Parents, Gram Panchayats, local influential personalities, and other stakeholders to have a 360-degree impact on a child’s life" Mr Sharma said while interacting with UNI.
"Sports provide opportunities to pursue excellence of character under the right conditions – through mutual encouragement, challenge, and support. Not every champion of character may necessarily become an
Olympian or a world champion; they can be the best they can be", he added.
The engineering and management graduate also asserted that engaging children with tempting activities is fine as long as it’s done for their good and pure intentions so in order to keep the children motivated.
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