Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) awarded

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  • October 19, 2020
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Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) awarded

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Policies; schemes

In news

  • Nine States and Union Territories have been selected by the Sports Ministry for upgradation to Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE).

Key takeaways

  • States and UTs selected: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Tripura and J&K.
  • The centres have been selected based on their past performances, quality of infrastructure, management and sports culture in the State.
  • The overall number now stands at 24 KISCEs from 23 States and UTs.
  • The assistance to these centres will be provided in the form of bridging the gaps in sports equipment, high performance managers, coaches, sports scientists and technical support.

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