Khelo India Scheme

New Delhi/ PIB News: The Khelo India Scheme covers all sportspersons, including sportspersons of rural India.  The State-wise details of athletes selected so far under the Khelo India Scheme are given at Annexure – I.

The following facilities are being provided by the Government to sportspersons under the Khelo India Scheme:

  1. Out of pocket allowance
  2. Coaching
  3. Lodging and boarding
  4. Sports kits
  5. Domestic travel
  6. Insurance and medical benefits
  7. Sports science management
  8. Educational tie-up

ANNEXURE – I

State-wise details of Khelo India Athletes

S.No. State / Union Territory Male Female Total
1 Andaman & Nicobar 6 9 15
2 Andhra Pradesh 25 24 49
3 Arunachal Pradesh 7 3 10
4 Assam 21 21 42
5 Bihar 9 1 10
6 Chandigarh 28 10 38
7 Chhattisgarh 7 22 29
8 Daman & Diu 3 0 3
9 Delhi 136 95 231
10 Goa 12 5 17
11 Gujarat 42 55 97
12 Haryana 214 179 393
13 Himachal Pradesh 5 20 25
14 Jammu & Kashmir 9 13 22
15 Jharkhand 10 17 27
16 Karnataka 70 71 141
17 Kerala 47 75 122
18 Madhya Pradesh 42 41 83
19 Maharashtra 165 201 366
20 Manipur 46 58 104
21 Meghalaya 1 2 3
22 Mizoram 16 9 25
23 Odisha 17 35 52
24 Puducherry 2 4 6
25 Punjab 121 78 199
26 Rajasthan 50 38 88
27 Sikkim 2 0 2
28 Tamil Nadu 64 84 148
29 Telangana 41 35 76
30 Tripura 2 6 8
31 Uttar Pradesh 107 66 173
32 Uttarakhand 21 21 42
33 West Bengal 44 57 101
Total 1392 1355 2747

 

Under the Khelo India Scheme, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has sanctioned 179 sports infrastructure projects including playfields in rural areas, for development of sports infrastructure facilities in the States / Union Territories (UTs) of the country. State/UT wise details are placed at Annexure – II. Further, this Ministry has introduced geo-tagging of all playfields in the country and sharing the information with the public, which is in progress. So far 3005 playfields have been geo-tagged across the country, which includes 94 in West Bengal.

ANNEXURE – II

DETAILS OF 179 SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS SANCTIONED UNDER KHELO INDIA SCHEME

(Amount in Rs. crores)

S. No Name of the State / UT Number of projects sanctioned Sanctioned amount Funds released
Andhra Pradesh 4 23.50 7.50
Arunachal Pradesh 19 149.00 55.00
Assam 7 43.18 41.00
Chhattisgarh 1 5.44 2.50
Gujarat 4 24.67 11.00
Haryana 4 47.42 29.29
Himachal Pradesh 2 29.87 11.13
Jammu & Kashmir 4 24.07 7.00
Jharkhand 1 2.07 2.07
Karnataka 8 69.27 35.28
Kerala 4 56.80 24.15
Madhya Pradesh 7 55.46 23.99
Maharashtra 9 95.91 48.43
Manipur 6 58.85 24.15
Mizoram 4 19.50 10.00
Nagaland 1 7.00 7.00
Odisha 4 28.00 12.00
Punjab 5 59.44 24.03
Rajasthan 38 78.77 67.95
Sikkim 1 7.90 3.00
Tamil Nadu 2 14.00 7.00
Telangana 3 19.50 8.50
Tripura 1 5.00 2.50
Uttarakhand 3 18.50 17.95
Uttar Pradesh 25 165.80 67.03
West Bengal 2 33.77 11.53
Puducherry 2 12.00 5.00
Delhi 8 110.61 51.40
Total 179 1265.30 617.38