DIPHU, Nov 11: Local MAC of Amri MAC constituency D. Uphing Maslai on Monday flagged off Khelo India School Games at Umswai.
It is a National Program for Development of Sports of under the initiative of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India with focus on reviving the sports sport for peace & Development.
Sports events like football, volleyball and athletics were conducted on the first day of the competition following the inauguration.
“It is important to reach out to the rural talented youths and encourage them to cultivate a habit of staying healthy through sports. There are many talented youths in rural areas that lack facility to play or reach higher levels. Khelo India intends to give the chance to those youths. I am sure this Khelo program will help to spot a good crop of fresh talent in greater numbers,” Maslai said.