Panchkula June 8 –
After taking 500 services of Haryana Government Departments online and distributing tablets to students and teachers in schools for study purposes and teaching work under the New Education Policy, 2020, now Khelo India Youth Games 2021 have also been made hi-tech.
One can download the KIYG Haryana app on mobile phone to get information about the results of each game and the background of each player. The title of the app is ‘8500 pratibhaagee karenge compete; koi bhi jeete India ki hogi jeet’.
Most of the sports events of the fourth edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2021 are being held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula. Players from 36 states and union territories of the country are feeling proud to play in state-of-the-art sports infrastructure, while the ‘Chef de mission’ coaches and other sports officials of the states who came with them are also happy to be in Haryana.
Every player has someone watching them, along with more and more spectators, the respective state’s sports minister and other officials have reached Panchkula to watch the games of their players.
Union Sports Minister, Sh. Anurag Singh Thakur and Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sh. Sandeep Singh are constantly encouraging the players by staying among them. Both the Ministers have been good players during their time. Sh. Anurag Singh Thakur has been a good player of cricket and volleyball and has also represented Himachal Pradesh in Ranjit Trophy. On the other hand every player is aware of Olympian, Sh. Sandeep Singh.
Every player wants to keep memories from Panchkula forever, that’s why along with the logo of Khelo India, players are taking selfies with ‘Dhakad’. A lot of players are also taking selfies with the statue of former Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhary Devi Lal which is installed at the main gate of the stadium.
Along with Jai-Vijay, who are the mascots of Khelo India, the craze of taking selfies is being seen in every spectator who comes to the stadium with Mascot Dhakad and every player is getting information about Dhakad. The stadium is resonating with country songs from Haryana- ‘Khelo India tabhi toh jeetega India.’