As a plan of developing Khelo India Centre’s across 7 states Nagpur is among the 30 districts in Maharashtra to ensure the availability of grassroot-level sports infrastructure across the country.
In Maharahstra 36 Khelo India Centres will be made in 30 districts with a budget of Rs 3.60 crore.
Satara (athletics), Latur (wrestling), Nashik (athletics), Raigad (wrestling), Chandrapur (athletics), Washim (kabaddi), Jalna (kho kho), Nanded (table tennis), Sangli (athletics), Buldhana (fencing), Palghar (boxing), Dhule (football), Jalgaon (boxing), Wardha (boxing), Sindhudurg (Kabaddi), Yavatmal (hockey), Osmanabad (kho kho), Aurangabad (shooting), Nandurbar (athletics), Solapur (badminton), Bhandara (fencing), Gadchiroli (archery), Parbhani (fencing), Kolhapur (wrestling), Nagpur (badminton), Amhadnagar (archery), Beed (kabaddi), Gondia (athletics), Akola (boxing), Thane (badminton), Amravati (archery), Ratnagiri (badminton), Mumbai suburban (kabaddi), Mumbai city (boxing), Hingoli (wrestling), Pune (volleyball).
Earlier the Sports Ministry has dedicated a total of 143 Khelo India Centres across 7 States with a total budget estimate of Rs 14.30 Crores. These centres will be entrusted with one sports discipline each. The States include Maharashtra, Mizoram, Goa, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
The States-wise bifurcation includes:
1. Maharashtra – Opening of 36 Khelo India Centres in 30 districts with a budget estimate of Rs. 3.60 Crores.
2. Mizoram – Opening of 2 Khelo India Centres in Kolasib district with a budget estimate of Rs. 20 Lakhs.
3. Arunachal Pradesh- Opening of 52 Khelo India Centres in 26 districts with a budget estimate of Rs 4.12 Crores.
4. Madhya Pradesh – Opening of 4 Khelo India Centres with a budget estimate of Rs 40 Lakhs.
5. Karnataka – Opening of 31 Khelo India Centres with a budget estimate of Rs. 3.10 Crores.
6. Manipur – Opening of 16 Khelo India Centres with a budget estimate of Rs. 1.60 Crores.
7. Goa – Opening of 2 Khelo India Centres with a budget estimate of Rs. 20 Lakhs. The Khelo India Centres have been launched by the Sports Ministry in partnership with the State Governments to ensure the availability of grassroot-level sports infrastructure across the country.