The Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju yesterday announced that Aizawl’s Rajiv Gandhi Stadium will be upgraded as Khelo India State Centre of Excellence under the Khelo India Scheme. The Ministry plans to establish one KISCE in each state and union territory, with an effort to create a robust sporting ecosystem in the entire country.
Chief Minister Zoramthanga in a tweet said he is happy with the Sports Ministry’s decision to set up Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE) under #KheloIndia at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Aizawl. He said this will be a platform for multiplying existing talents in the region towards India’s dream of excellence in the Olympics.
The sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte has also conveyed his sincere appreciation of the new initiative made by the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry.
Source: News On Air