Nation’s first digital portal dedicated for sports and sportspersons launched in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Under the direction of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Heman Soren Johar Khiladi Sports Integrated Portal has been launched for the overall development of sports and sportspersons of the state. With the aim to position Jharkhand as a nursery for sports and to imbibe a sports culture in the state, this portal is one of a kind initiative across the country that shall be monumental to hone the talents of sportspersons of the state.

The portal launched by the Chief Minister is one of the first such portals to strengthen the idea of digitisation of sports. Information about players, coaches, referees, all sports academies, sports grounds, sports stadiums is available on a single portal. 

Information about state and district-level competitions to be held in the state in the future will also be made available on the portal in times to come. In this portal, a detailed database of each player will be created, and information about their participation in various sports competitions will be maintained and will be made accessible in just one click.

A total of 32 sports have been added to the portal so that the players of all 32 sports recognized by the Indian Olympic Association can get benefits. For each sport, information about registered academies, registered players, past and upcoming competitions will be available at one place. 

Through this, the District Sports Officer of each district will be appointed as the nodal officer of that particular district, and will be able to monitor the sports activities going on in their district.

At the same time, the Department of Sports will be able to monitor the ongoing sports activities at the state level. At present the work of registration related to Football, Hockey, Archery, Athletics, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling is in progress. There are plans to include a total of 32 sports in the future.

The sportspersons of the state can put forward any issues faced by them before the District Sports Officers as well as the Department of Sports directly through the portal. The officers will provide solutions to the problems faced by the sportspersons. The Poto Ho Sports Scheme has been launched with the aim of promoting sports and sportspersons.

Under the ambit of this scheme, playgrounds are being constructed at the village level. The government is gearing up to build a network from the Panchayat to the Capital so that different types of sports programs are organized and players can put their talents to best use.

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