First edition of Khelo India University Games to be held in Odisha

Highlights:

  • The first edition of Khelo India University Games has been scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University in Bhubaneswar.
  • The University Games provides a platform for young students to showcase their sports talent. 
  • The games are aimed to further nourish the talents of the youth.
Khelo India University Games:A fact file
  • Khelo India University Games is an initiative of the Government of India to empower the sports sector. It aims to mould the future of budding sports stars in India. 
  • The games will be held from 22 February to 1 March 2020. 
  • Union Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju and Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo and jersey of Khelo India University Games at the launching ceremony of the event that was held at Bhubaneswar on 7 January 2020.