The programme provides an unprecedented Pan Indian Sports Scholarship scheme, which would cover 1,000 most talented young athletes each year across select sports disciplines. Each athlete selected under the scheme shall receive an annual scholarship worth Rs. 5.00 lakh for 8 consecutive years.
The Programme aims to promote 20 universities across the country as hubs of sporting excellence, which would enable talented sports persons to pursue the dual pathway of education and competitive sports.
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For old Khelo India Programme Policy (22.04.2017)
Learn more https://yas.nic.in/sites/default/files/Khelo%20India%20Scheme%20Dated%2022.04.2016_0.pdf