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National Sports Universitys Extension

Published On: 09 Aug 2018 | Last Updated On: 09 Aug 2018

Sumitra’s Statement

For setting up the National Sports University in Manipur, the National Sports University Ordinance 2018 was promulgated on May 31. For setting up of the University, The Government of Manipur has provided 325.90 acres of land in West Imphal District of Manipur. It was for the first time that two supplementary questions related to the Sports Ministry have been asked observed Sumitra Mahajan as questions were being asked and replied to.



While four new courses are soon being introduced in the Imphal-based varsity, efforts are being made to open campuses of the National Sports University in other states, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, he said there was already a five per cent quota for sportspersons in government jobs and stressed that the need of the hour was to keep politics out of Indian sports. The University in Imphal already has four schools and 13departments and since January two courses have been started.   


During Question Hour, Rajyavardhan Rathore’s said, "Very soon we will start four more courses at the University,”. Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports (BEPS), B.Sc (Sports Coaching), Master of Arts (Sports Psychology) and Master of Science (Sports Coaching) will start for the academic session 2019-19.    He said as a "torch-bearer" for sports education in the country, it was essential that a curriculum or syllabus is prepared.    "The mother university will always be the National Sports University in Imphal. We will also spread campuses of the university in other states as well," Rajyavardhan Rathore said.   


For those sportspersons who have won medals for the country, Ranjeet Ranjan (Congress) asked the Minister as to what the government was doing.  Rajyavardhan Rathore said, "the need of the hour is to free Indian sports from the clutches of politics".   


Importance of Sports

The feigning of some sport into our lives is so important because it connects us with other sports lovers across the world and helps us to stay active and. No matter if we are just doing them for fun as amateurs,  sports foster a real sense of community and they help us to achieve our personal best every time or if we are professional athletes.


When it comes to the outdoor games football, volley, cricket, basketball and tennis etc. are very popular all over the world. Recently, World Cup Football Games were the focal point of attention for all sports lovers.


Gold and Table Tennis are played in many parts of the world. Among nations, the Olympic Games, held with an interval of 4 years, foster the sense of oneness and the true sportive spirit.

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