Khelo India to have separate women’s Games in future

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Published: February 6, 2018 10:40 pm

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore with Rajasthan athletes in New Delhi on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

The government’s ambitious Khelo India Games initiative will be expanded in the next few years to include a separate women’s championship, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference at the sidelines of the ongoing Khelo India School Games (KISG), Rathore said the number of disciplines in the ongoing event will also be increased from the current 16. The KISG will be followed by the College Games.

“There will be encouragement of women’s sports and for that there will be a separate championship within the Khelo India. We now have 16 sports in the Khelo India School Games but next year we will increase this number,” Rathore said.

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