CM Yogi calls for making Khelo India, a ‘divine & grand’ event
CM reviews preparations for Khelo India University Games KIUG to be held in 4 cities of UP from May 25 to June 3
Khel Today Bureau
New Delhi: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday reviewed the preparations for the first Khelo India University Games to be held in four cities of Uttar Pradesh from May 25 to June 3.
In the meeting held on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said that Uttar Pradesh is hosting the third edition of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG). “This event should be divine and grand, creating a unique of the state in the field of sports as well among the guest players, visitors and coaches”, he added.
The Chief Minister had a detailed discussion on the sports events to be held in Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, and Varanasi during the 10-day Khelo India University Games.
The CM said that special preparations should be made for the children coming from outside in terms of food, shelter, and security, adding that proper arrangement should also be made to deliver resources to the location. “There should be adequate arrangements for the security of the players arriving from outside if they want to go for a walk”, CM Yogi pointed out.
State Sports Minister Girish Chandra Yadav, Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra, Additional Chief Secretary (Sports) Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary (Chief Minister and Home) Sanjay Prasad, Divisional Commissioner Roshan Jacob, and District Magistrate Surya Pal Gangwar were present at the meeting, among others.