Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur will interact with Sports Ministers of States and Union Territories of the country by tomorrow to discuss further promotion of sports in INDIA
After the huge success of the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Anurag Thakur will get to know the states and union territories to how they will contribute to make India a top sporting nation.
He will also be accompanied by the Minister of State for Youth Affairs.
The flagship programs of the government, Khelo India and Fit India will continue to be an integral part of the meeting.
Sports is a state subject and the overall objective of the dialogue would be to discuss them to play a very big role in organizing sports events in rural and urban areas for competent and para-athletes as well as in the identification of talent at the grassroots level.
Promotion of school-level sports and support tothe varsity Games Federation of India are going to be another major point of dialogue .
States and Union Territoriesalso will be requested to make a pool of money prizes for athletes, where both the central and state governments can pool money.