Kiren Rijiju Current Affairs - 2020

4th Edition of Khelo India Youth Games to be hosted by Haryana

On July 25, 2020, the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju announced that Haryana is to host the fourth edition of Khelo India Youth Games. The Games has been scheduled to be conducted after Tokyo Olympics. Highlights Star Sports has been signed in as the official broadcast of Khelo India Youth Read More…

Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry will launch TOPS for Junior Athletes

In order to groom young athletes in the country for the upcoming Olympics of 2024 (Paris) and 2028 (Los Angeles), the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will launch- Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the junior athletes. This was informed on 3rd July 2020 by Kiren Rijiju (Union Minister of State I/C for Read More…

‘Fit Hai to Hit Hai India’ under Fit India Campaign launched

In the presence of P.V Sindhu (Olympic Silver Medalist) and Sunil Chhetri (all-time top goalscorer of Indian National Football team), ‘Fit Hai to Hit Hai India’ program was launched on 3rd July 2020 by Ramesh Pokhriyal (Union Minister of Human Resource Development) and Kiren Rijiju (Union Minister of State I/C for Youth Affairs and Sports). Read More…

‘NADA INDIA’ Mobile Application launched to help athletes Stay Updated about Prohibited Substances

On 30th June 2020, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has launched its mobile application ‘NADA INDIA’ for creating a bridge with the athletes under which information on prohibited substances would be provided easily. The mobile application was launched by the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju. Through this initiative, Read More…

Ripu Daman Bevli named as Plogging Ambassador of India

Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) Kiren Rijiju felicitated Ripu Daman Bevli, popularly known as Plogman of India and named him as Plogging Ambassador of India. Sports Minister also launched nation-wide Plogging Ambassador Mission under which, Indians who have been running and cleaning their cities/ towns/ districts, will be nominated as Plogging Ambassadors Read More…