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Sports Min inaugurates national workshop on “Sports for All”

Sports Min inaugurates national workshop on “Sports for All”

New Delhi, Sept 26 (UNI) Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday inaugurated a national workshop -- “Sports for All”, which witnessed the participation of about 80 representatives from Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Department of Sports, Sports Authority of India (SAI), 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. 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. Inaugurating the workshop, Rathore said,"A massive overhaul of the entire sporting system is underway with the Khelo India initiative of the government as per the vision of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Khelo India scheme is not limited to development of stadiums; it will also work for the development of athletes and the nation." "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," added he. More UNI KU SW 1532

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