Union Sports Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Thermal Power Corporation Foundation and Rural Electrification Corporation Foundation on Wednesday for the development of sports in India. 

The NTPC will extend a  financial support of  Rs 115 crores over the next 5 years for the development of  archery  discipline in India. REC Foundation has  committed  Rs 100 cr over 3 years to support women’s Hockey, athletics and boxing. The support towards NSDF has come through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandate.

Aug 10, 2022 11:08
NEW DELHI: Even as the Committee of Administrators running Indian football wastes precious time airing its angst on perceived machinations being enacted by former AIFF president Praful Patel, the Centre, through the Sports Ministry, has filed an application with the Supreme Court seeking modification of the top court’s order dated August 3 so that the election process could be concluded before the deadline set by FIFA-AFC. 
Jul 08, 2022 19:07
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry Friday launched three major initiatives - online portal for schemes of department of sports, National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) website and revised scheme of cash award, national welfare and pension to sportspersons.
May 04, 2022 19:05
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation on has refuted reports that the Union Sports Ministry has approved an audit of the AIFF after the special cell of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), allegedly found financial irregularities in the apex football body.
Apr 29, 2022 19:04
NEW DELHI: The Central government's justification in cutting funding to the All India Football Federation by almost 85% over the past four years has been called out by AIFF general secretary Kushal Das. 
Apr 20, 2022 20:04
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Wednesday said it will send just two more reminders to the national sports federations (NSFs) that are still to amend their constitutions in line with the National Sports Development Code of India 2011 (NSDCI), after which "strict action" would follow in September.
Apr 12, 2022 06:04
NEW DELHI: Praful Patel has no mandate to continue as All India Football Federation (AIFF) president as he has already served three terms and the national body should hold elections without further delay. 
Jan 10, 2022 18:01
NEW DELHI: Golfers Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar, ace rider Fouaad Mirza, and Alpine skiier Mohammed Arif Khan are among the 10 athletes added by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) to the list of athletes who would be provided support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
Jul 05, 2021 18:07
ITANAGAR: The Youth Affairs & Sports Ministry has granted formal recognition to WAKO India Kickboxing Federation as a national sports federation for promotion and development of kickboxing. The recognition was granted on 2 July.
May 26, 2021 17:05
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Tuesday dedicated a total of 143 Khelo India Centres across seven states with a total budget estimate of Rs 143 million. These centres will be entrusted with one sports discipline each. The states include Maharashtra, Mizoram, Goa, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
May 21, 2021 17:05
NEW DELHI: Even as India is still to come to grips with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been raging unabated across the country, the Union Sports Ministry appears confident that the Khelo India Youth Games can go ahead this year. And has even sanctioned Rs 206.7 million in funds for designated host state Haryana.