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PM launches Khelo India Schools Games

New Delhi:  PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the inaugural Khelo India School Games open and said the occasion will feature the nation’s donning ability and its capability to the world.

Modi proclaimed to open the KISG at a beautiful opening service at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here. The service displayed the rich ‘Master Shishya’ convention of the nation in regal style.

The week-long inaugural release will be an Under-17 occasion where competitors have been welcome to take an interest crosswise over 16 disciplines: Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Shooting, Swimming, Volleyball, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. There will be 199 gold, 199 silver and 275 bronze medals decorations in question.

Modi encouraged the adolescent to take up to sports effectively as it is an imperative apparatus for the advancement of the country.

Modi said it was encouraging to see youngsters from country India and littler urban communities exceeding expectations as sportspersons.

He called upon the need to give accentuation on the grassroots level and said his legislation would give each conceivable help to gifted youths.

“When we say India has to grow on the world stage, it does not only mean having a strong army & powerful economy. It includes people of India distinguishing themselves as scientists, artists, sportspersons. And, I am confident India will scale these heights. I trust our youth,” the Prime Minister said.
“India does not lack sporting talent. We are a youthful nation and we can do even better in sports.”

He exhorted youngsters to devote time to sports amid their busy schedules.

Modi likewise reported that his administration has chosen to compensate the youth mentors of sportspersons who exceed expectations at the world stage for the nation.

“Coaches should be recognized, especially childhood coaches who have unearthed them and helped them grow in their area. So we have decided to reward every coach of a sportsperson who brings laurels for the country,” the PM said.

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