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Khelo India Scheme, Details of Major Achievements of Khelo India Scheme

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS 
(DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS) 

LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3854 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.01.2018 

Khelo India Scheme 

3854. SHRI MUTHAMSETTI SRINIVASA RAO (AVANTHI)

Will the Minister of YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS be pleased to state: 

  • (a) whether the Khelo India Scheme has been running successfully across the country since it was launched and if so, the details thereof; 
  • (b) the budget allocated for this scheme during 2018-19; and 
  • (c) the funds released to the States/ UTs under the scheme, particularly to Andhra Pradesh during the said period? 
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ANSWER 
THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) 
FOR YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS 

{COL. RAJYAVARDHAN RATHORE (RETD.)} 

(a) Yes, Madam. The Khelo India Scheme has been running successfully across the country since it was launched and the details of major achievements are given at Annexure – I. 

(b) The budget allocation for the Khelo India Scheme for the financial year 2018-19 is Rs.520.09 crore. 

(c) During the financial year 2018-19, three proposals for financial assistance for creation of sports infrastructure received from the Government of Andhra Pradesh have been recommended in principle. However, funds could not be released due to outstanding Utilisation Certificates (UCs) pending against Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh in respect of the grants-in-aid sanctioned during previous years. The details of State-wise / UT-wise fund released under Khelo India Scheme and to Sports Authority of India (SAI), Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education etc for implementation of various verticals of revamped Khelo India Scheme during the financial year 2018-19 is given at Annexure-II. 
Annexure – I 
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF THE LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3854 FOR 03.01.2018 ASKED BY SHRI MUTHAMSETTI SRINIVASA RAO (AVANTHI), MP, REGARDING KHELO INDIA SCHEME 

Details of major achievements of Khelo India Scheme (upto 30.11.2018) 

  • 1st Khelo India School Games held from 31st Jan – 8th Feb, 2017 in which 3507 sportsperson participated in 16 disciplines. 
  • National Sports competitions conducted for intellectually challenged persons. 600 athletes participated in 7 sports disciplines in the inaugural national games conducted from 5th to 9th July, 2018. 
  • 89 sports academies have been accredited for training of identified sporting talents. 
  • Rs.23.05 crore sanctioned for conducing sporting activities in 13 States (Left Wing Extremism Affected Areas / North Eastern States / Jammu & Kashmir) during 2018- 19. 
  • 36 sports competitions conducted under the “EK Bharat Shresth Bharat” programme to promote rural and indigenous games conducted during the period from January to October 2018. 
  • Rs.3.00 crore assistance approved for the Women’s World Boxing Championship, 2018 held in India. 
  • 201 physical education teachers trained to act as coaches at the community level. 
  • 107 new sports infrastructure projects approved in 24 States & 2 UTs at a total cost of Rs.630.01 crore. 
  • 1518 sporting talents have been identified under Talent Search & Development. 
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF THE LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3854 FOR 03.01.2018 ASKED BY SHRI MUTHAMSETTI SRINIVASA RAO (AVANTHI), MP, REGARDING KHELO INDIA SCHEME 
Annexure – II 
State wise details of funds approved for release under Khelo India for the year 2018-19 for creation of sports infrastructure under the vertical “Utilisation and Creation/ Upgradation of Sports I nfr ast r uct ur e” and conducting sports competition / activities under the vertical 

“Sports for Peace and Development ” (upto 30.11.2018) 
(Rs. in crore)
S. No
Name of the State/ UT
Infrastructure
Sports Competition/ activities *
Total
1
Andhra Pradesh
-
-
0
2
Arunachal Pradesh
33.50
0.91
34.41
3
Assam
-
2.1
2.1
4
Bihar
-
0.4
0.4
5
Chhattisgarh
-
0.8
0.8
6
Goa
-
-
0
7
Gujarat
-
-
0
8
Haryana
-
-
0
9
Himachal Pradesh
-
-
0
10
Jammu & Kashmir
-
15.84
15.84
11
Jharkhand
-
-
0
12
Karnataka
5.00
-
5
13
Kerala
-
-
0
14
Madhya Pradesh
3.69
-
3.69
15
Maharashtra
16.87
-
16.87
16
Manipur
-
0.3
0.3
17
Meghalaya
-
0.7
0.7
18
Mizoram
-
0.3
0.3
19
Nagaland
-
0.3
0.3
20
Odisha
-
0.2
0.2
21
Punjab
-
-
0
22
Rajasthan
9.97
-
9.97
23
Sikkim
-
0.4
0.4
24
Telangana
-
0.1
0.1
25
Tamil Nadu
-
-
0
26
Tripura
-
0.7
0.7
27
Uttarakhand
-
-
0
28
Uttar Pradesh
14.43
-
14.43
29
West Bengal
-
-
0
UTs
0
30
A & N Islands
-
-
0
31
Chandigarh
-
-
0
32
Daman & Diu
-
-
0
33
Lakshadweep
-
-
0
34
Puducherry
-
-
0
Total
83.46
23.05
106.51
* Grant released under Khelo India vertical “Sports for Peace & Development” to States as identified and recommended by Ministry of Home Affairs.

Details of fund released to Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Special Olympic Bharat (SOB) for implementation of various verticals of Khelo India Scheme during 2018-19 (upto 30.11.2018)
(Rs. in crore)
S.
No.
Name of the Organisation
Component
Sanction Order issued
1. SAI Play Fields Development
1.96
2. SAI Annual Sports Competitions 37.81
3. SAI Sports for Women
2.20
4. SAI Promotion of sports among persons with disabilities
3.53
5. Special Olympic Bharat (SOB) Promotion of sports among persons with disabilities
0.71
6. SAI Promotion of rural and indigenous/tribal Games
3.36
Total
49.57

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