First Khelo India School Games 2018 – Games List, Schedule & Registration

Dated: January 17, 2018 | Updated On: February 8, 2018 | Category: Central Government, Pradhan Mantri Yojana
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Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Central govt. is going to conduct First Khelo India School Games 2018 under Khelo India Programme (for Athletes) from 31 January 2018 to 8 February 2018. School going children between 10 to 18 years of age can participate in these games through registration at their respective schools. These games will get live tele-casted at the Star Sports channel. Accordingly, candidates can see the details of events at kheloindia.gov.in

Khelo India Programme is a national programme for the development of sports in India. Central govt. will spend around Rs. 1756 crore for this programme from 2017-2020. Under this programme, govt. will select 1000 athletes and will provide them Rs. 5 lakh as scholarship for the next 8 years.

These games are necessary to identify talents in the children and train them accordingly to become medal winners at the International Level. Thus this programme will promote “Sports For All” and will cover around 20 crore children across the nation.

Khelo India School Games – Games List & Schedule

First School Games under Khelo India Scheme will consists of 16 games. Here is the list of games as per the scheduled dates:-

Sports Venue Date
Archery Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium / India Gate 31 January – 3 February 2018
Athletics Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium 31 January – 3 February 2018
Badminton Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 5 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Basketball Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 5 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Boxing Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 3 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Football Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium 31 January 2018 – 8 February 2018
Gymnastics Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 3 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Hockey Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium 1 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Judo Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 5 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Kabaddi Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 31 January 2018 – 4 February 2018
Kho-Kho Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium 4 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Shooting Karni Singh Shooting Range 31 January 2018 – 3 February 2018
Swimming Dr. SPM Swimming Complex 1 February 2018 – 4 February 2018
Volleyball Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 1 February 2018 – 5 February 2018
Weightlifting Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium 5 February 2018 – 8 February 2018
Wrestling Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex 31 January 2018 – 4 February 2018

For more details, visit the official website – kheloindia.gov.in

Watch First Khelo India School Games Anthem 2018

To make this event successful, Ministry has launched an anthem to promote sports among children. The tagline for this Anthem is “Aur khelna chahte hain hum, Khub khelo saath me hain hum”. Candidates can watch this anthem live at Youtube through the link given below:-

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