Govt takes steps to promote Kho Kho and Kabaddi

 Govt takes steps to promote Kho Kho and Kabaddi
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New Delhi, Sep 15: The Central government has taken various measures to promote Kho Kho and Kabaddi

Kabaddi and Kho Kho are included in the list of games/sports which qualify the meritorious sportspersons for recruitment to Group ‘C’ posts in Central Government offices.

This information was given by Union Minister of State (IC) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India and KhoKho Federation of India, which have been given government recognition to promote the sports of Kabaddi and Kho Kho in the country, have been provided with the admissible financial assistance and other support under the various Schemes of the Ministry and the Sports Authority of India.

Further, both Kabaddi and Kho Kho are part of the Khelo India Youth Games.

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