This is a great moment for us as for the very first-time school games will be showed live on TV as well as the digital platforms. Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had stated that the right for the event has been bagged by the Star Sports Network for next five years till 2022.
The event will start on the 31st of January among the boys and girls under 17 years of age. 16 different categories of sports will be there in the event. The aim of the event is to bring good athletes from the grass root level.
This event will also help in changing the mindset of some teachers as well as some parents towards sports. We will see 6000 athletes taking part in the event and among them, 1000 will be applicable for the scholarship of Rs. 5 lakh for the next 8 years. We will see new competitors every year to bring more sportsmen from all over the country.
- Serial/Show Name: Khelo India School Games
- Channel Name: Star Sports
- Telecast Days: Monday-Sunday
- Genre: Sports, Athletics
- Language: Hindi, English
- Launch Date: 31st January 2018