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Khelo India Community Coach Development programme launched

News: Union Sports minister has launched the Khelo India Community Coach Development programme.

Facts:

  • Aim: It is a 25 day programme to equip physical education teachers and community coaches with the right set of knowledge and skills to help children of all ages to take up a variety of fitness-related activities and conduct age-appropriate fitness tests.

Additional Facts:

  • Khelo India: It was launched by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country.
    • Under this, talented players are identified in priority sports disciplines at various levels by the High-Powered Committee and each will be provided annual financial assistance of Rs.5 lakh for 8 years.
  • Fit India Movement: It was launched in 2019 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.
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