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KHELO INDIA STATE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR ROWING DISCIPLINE AT JAMMU & KASHMIR

KHELO INDIA STATE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR ROWING DISCIPLINE AT JAMMU & KASHMIR

Context:

On 10th April 2021, Union Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for Rowing discipline at the Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy in Srinagar.

Key Highlights:

  • This is one of the 2 KISCEs from Jammu & Kashmir, with the Maulana Azad Stadium for Fencing discipline in Jammu being the other.
  • They will be given a first-time grant of Rs 145.16 lakhs and a yearly repeating award of Rs 96.17 lakhs.
  • A combined amount of Rs. 5.08 crores have been affirmed for the 2 centres in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • There are right now 24 KISCEs across 23 States and Union Territories and every one of them centres around Olympics sports discipline

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