Shaktidoot Scheme: Khel mahakumbh: District level sport school

Shaktidoot Scheme was implemented in the year 2006 to give financial assistance to talented players of the state for their need based facilities like advance sports equipment, coaching, services of expert instructors, training, competition expenses (including foreign training & Tournament exposure), psychological workshop, sports medicine and other facilities. The aim of the scheme is talented players from the state should bring glory to the country and state by winning medals at National & International level. The medal winners in Open, Junior, Sub-Junior Championships organized by All India Federations with age limit of 20 years can apply for Shaktidoot Scheme.

In Shaktidoot Scheme from year 2016-17 selection procedure was made on point system and probability of the players for taking part in Olympic 2020/2024 in their respective game. Previously Shaktidoot players were categorized in “A”, “B” & “C” category according to priority games and financial support provided up to Rs.25 Lakh per annum per player. All Shaktidoot Players are insured with Mediclaim & accidental death policy for sum of Rs. 5 Lakh. Since the inception of the Shaktidoot Scheme, more than Rs. 15.66 Crore provided as financial assistance to the players. For year 2017-18 60 players has been selected for Shaktidoot Scheme. Out of that 22 players are identified in the list of targeted player to take part in Olympic 2020/2024. Shaktidoot Scheme as aim of the goal is now preparing Olympians for 2020 & 2024


  • Khel Mahakumbh – About us

Excellence in sports brings pride to a nation and citizens of the nation help build a healthier and happier society. Sports unites the nation by bridging the social and cultural boundaries.
There is no easier way other than sports to promote brotherhood and community bonding. It is a great leveler and unifier- when playing in a team, the caste, creed or community of teammates doesn’t matter.
Under the guidance of visionary leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, Prime minister of India and the then chief minister of Gujarat took initiative of ‘’Khel Mahakumbh’’ (KMK), mega sporting event in year 2010. Khel India was initiated nationwide by Central government with Khel Mahakumbh as the base.
Khel Mahakumbh has witnessed a record participation of more than 30 lakhs every year. Outstanding performers of KMK will get benefit of various Schemes run by Sports Authority of Gujarat; District Level Sports School (DLSS), Shaktidoot, Centre of Excellence (COE), Khele Gujarat Summer Coaching Camp, Inschool Program, Khel Pratibha Puraskar, Mahila Puraskar, etc.

Age Group for Khel Mahakumbh 2019
For Both Male & Female : Under 9 , Under 11 , Under 14, Under 17, Open Age Group , Above 40 & Above 60
Special Khel Mahakumbh for Divyang players (Physically challenged) Participation of more than 35,000 players. More than Rs 5 Crore Cash prize for Divyang players.

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