Haryana is all set for 4th Khelo India Youth Games-2021 to be held from Feb 5-14, 2022. However on January 03 a curtain-raiser program will be held in Panchkula in presence of the Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Sh Anurag Thakur & Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
This decision was taken at the executive committee meeting of the Khelo India Youth Games-2021 held under the chairmanship of Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sandeep Singh. The Chief Secretary and Chairman of the Executive Committee of this games, Sanjeev Kaushal, was also present at the meeting.
It was decided in the meeting that the guidelines of all Covid-19 pandemic alerts would be followed in the programme.
To be held on January 3, 2022, this formal programme will be organised at 4.30 pm in Indradhanush Auditorium, Sector 5, Panchkula, and its live telecast will also be shown outside Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Sector 3.
Haryana’s Olympians and other players have also been invited for the formal launch of the programme so that the youth can take inspiration from them.
It was informed at the meeting that during this event, the sports mascot and official jersey will also be unveiled.
Khelo India Youth Games-2021 will be organized in 25 sports events including 5 traditional games at 5 venues namely Panchkula, Ambala, Shahabad, Chandigarh & Delhi. About 8500 players, aged 15-17 years from across the country are expected to participate in these games.
These games will be jointly organized by Haryana Govt & Sports Authority of India (SAI), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India.