India, Australia sports partnership

Q.  Name the grassroot programme to promote sports culture in India?
- Published on 13 Apr 17

a. Khelo India
b. Khelega Bharat, Badhega Bharat
c. Khel, Yash, Kirti!
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Khelo India
India, Australia sports partnershipIndia and Australia on April 12, 2017 started a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation in sports, in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and batting great Sachin Tendulkar.

It will advance India-Australia cooperation in four areas — athlete and coach training and development, sport science, sport governance and integrity, and grassroots participation.

The India-Australia Sports Partnership would facilitate exchange of athletes, coaches, technical officials, sports scientists between the two countries.

India has launched a major grassroots programme - Khelo India for developing a sporting culture at grass-roots level.

The GoI is planning to introduce sports as a compulsory subject in schools,” he said.

A National Sports Talent Identification and Development Portal would be launched shortly.

As per the new partnership, Victoria University and the University of Canberra would work with India to assist in the establishment of a National Sports University similar to the Australian Institute of Sport.

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