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Khelo India Youth Games 2022 is going to be held in Haryana. The chief minister of Haryana has declared that Haryana will be the host for the fourth season of the Khelo India 2022. Due to the pandemic the khelo India youth Games got delayed and is going to be held during June. Earlier, khelo India youth Games were held in January every year. In this article, we have included all the details about the registration and a list of games in the Khelo India Youth Games for the candidates interested to participate this year. The formal launch event of the Khelo Indian Youth Games was attended by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and other dignitaries.
About Khelo India youth Games
The first edition of Khelo India youth Games were inaugurated on 31 January 2018 by Prime minister Narendra Modi. In 2019, khelo India school games were renamed to khelo India youth Games. The khelo India youth Games began with the goals of making young students take part in different sports events and encouraging them to play.
Khelo India youth Games 2022, will be starting in six different states Maharashtra, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Dadra and Nagra Haveli, Daman and diu and Meghalaya. The participants of the khelo India youth Games will be provided with Rs 5 lacks per year for their sportsmanship development. It is a two week lasting sports event in which more than 8000 players are going to participate and show their game.
Khelo India Youth Games: online Registration
Candidates willing to participate in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022, can apply online through the official website. This is much easier for all of the candidates as they can register without any hustle. Let’s see what are the documents required for the application form.
List of documents-
- passport size photograph of the candidate
- Identity proof (PAN, passport, etc)
- school certificate
- birth certificate
- Adhar number
- bank passbook and others.
Candidates must go through all the information, and upload all the documents according to the requirements and required format.
For online registration, candidates can follow the following steps and get their names registered.
- Visit the official website of Khelo India and select Athlete.
- Click on the application form and fill the form with the required details.
- Submit the form after filling out all the required documents and once you get the registration number, you are successfully registered.
(Registration number is only needed to check the status of the application)
Khelo India Youth Games 2022: Game list
There are many games included in Khelo India youth Games and candidates can take part in the games by registering their names. There is a prize money for all the candidates. The list of games going to be conducted in Khelo India Youth Games are given below.
- Table Tennis
Khelo India Youth Games: other details
Eligibility- Students below the age of 17 can participate in this event and the candidates must be a student.
The selected students will be given five lakh for eight years by the government to set up their talent. Generally the event is sponsored by the government of India. All the facilities are provided by the government for the candidates.
Khelo India Youth Games: Funds Allotted to all the States
As discussed above, all the expenses are provided by the government and funds are allocated to every state to provide the candidates with the best facilities like food and transportation. The list of states and the funds allocated to each of the states are given below.
- Arunachal Pradesh: – 40.41 crore
- Assam: – 8.42 crore
- Bihar:- 0.40 crore
- Chattisgarh:- 0.80 crore
- Himachal Pradesh:- 2.50 crore
- Haryana:- 6.95 crore
- Kerala:- 4.00 crore
- Karnataka:- 9.50 crore
- Gujarat:- 3.00 crore
- Jammu and Kashmir:- 15.84 crores
- Maharashtra:- 19.87 crore
- Madhya Pradesh:- 4.14 crores
- Meghalaya:- 0.70 crore
- Manipur:- 9.30 crore
- Mizoram:- 0.30 crore
- Nagaland:- 5.30 crore
- Odisha:- 0.89 crore
- Rajasthan:- 11.36 crore
- Sikkim:- 3.40 crore
- Telangana:- 0.10 crore
- Tamil Nadu:- 4.00 crore
- Tripura:- 0.70 crore
- Uttarakhand:- 00 crore
- Uttar Pradesh:- 43.43 crore
- Puducherry:- 3.00 crore
Anurag Thakur launches mascot, logo and jersey of Khelo India Youth Games
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launched the mascot ‘Dhakad’ together with the official logo and official jersey of the Fourth Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula on Saturday and admired the effort of Haryana to host the games.
Thakur was accompanied by Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar, Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala and Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh during the ceremony. The conclusion of the Khelo India University Games was seen last week and Thakur had the opinion that Haryana will set an example in hosting the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games from June 4 to June 13 at Panchkula and other cities.
“The mascot of the games is ‘Dhakad’ and I am sure that these games will also be Dhakad. The brain behind Khelo India Games are the one of Prme Minister Narendra Modi and his plan of how to take India forward in sports. The Khelo India University Games at Bengaluru saw the participation of more than 3,500 players and a total of 7,500 players and officials.”
“The fourth edition of Khelo India Youth Games will see more than 8,500 participating players. While there were two traditional games included in Khelo India University Games, we have also brought up five traditional games like gatka, thang-ta, kalarippayattu, mallakhamb and yogasana in Khelo India Youth Games. Apart from these, players will showcase their talent in 20 sports disciplines,” said Thakur during the ceremony.
Previously, the games were scheduled to occur in October-November last year before they were postponed to February this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The games, which are to be conducted in 25 sports disciplines including five indigenous disciplines, will be held in Shahbad, Ambala, Chandigarh, Panchkula and Delhi.
During the launch of the official mascot on Saturday, players like Tokyo Paralympics silver medallist Yogesh Kathuniya, boxer Amit Panghal, athlete Manjeet Chahal, shooter Manu Bhaker, archer Ridhi and other players were present.
“In the Khelo India University Games last week, two national records were broken, along with 20 other records. Swimmers such as Srihari Nataraj and Maana Patel and many more players showed their talent in Khelo India games and later went on to compete at the world level, including the Olympics. The Ministry of Sports is investing more than Rs 144 crore on the training of 2,300 Khelo India athletes and our attempt is to give chance to everyone in the country. I am sure that the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will also see many records being broken with the arrival of new talents. I wish all the players luck for competing in the games,” Thakur added.
Haryana CM ML Khattar advised all the departments to be working smoothly in order to make the games a success. “While the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games were postponed earlier, the extra time has given us more time to prepare. With 28 days remaining for the beginning of the games, all the preparations and infrastructure have been completed and we welcome players from all over the country to provide their best. I also advise all the departments along with the sports department to work in order and make these games successful,” said Khattar.
Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh also wished the players. “The games are finally going to happen after the delay due to Covid-19. Khelo India Games infuse confidence among players and I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur for providing Haryana the opportunity to host such games. This is the first time that Haryana is hosting the national games and we will make sure that it’s a memorable experience for the players as well as the officials,” said Singh.
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