2020 JAN 9
Social Justice > Human Resources > Government Schemes
WHY IN NEWS?
- Khelo India is the National programme for development of sports in India.
- The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establish India as a great sporting nation.
- Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG), held annually in January or February, are the national level multidisciplinary grassroot games in India.
- Talented players identified in priority sports disciplines at various levels by the High-Powered Committee will be provided annual financial assistance of INR 5 lakh per annum for 8 years.
- The programme is implemented by the Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports.
Q. Which of the following statements regarding Khelo India is/are correct?
1. It is the National programme for development of sports in India
2. It is implemented by the Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer to the Prelims Question