Assam: CM launches Logo, Anthem, Mascot, Jersey and Torch of Khelo India University Games – 2023
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday (08th February 2024) ceremonially launched the Logo, Anthem, Mascot, Jersey and Torch of Khelo India University Games – 2023, Ashtalakshmi in Guwahati in the presence of Nisith Pramanik, Union MoS for Youth Affairs & Sports and Home Affairs.
Addressing the event, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said that Assam had successfully conducted the National Games and SAARC Games and assured of providing the best facilities and service to all the participating members in this sporting event.
Dr. Sarma informed that the inaugural ceremony is to be held on the 19th of February. He added that 16 sporting disciplines will be held in Guwahati of the total 20 sporting disciplines and the remaining 4 disciplines in other North Eastern States.
Nisith Pramanik, Union MoS for Youth Affairs & Sports and Home Affairs said that our country is progressing very fast in the sports sector and it is turning itself into a sporting nation. Our sportspersons’ presence and contribution at international sporting events are also increasing tremendously and we are winning medals.
The Union Minister said that this Khelo India University Games will provide them the platform for the University students to prepare themselves for greater international events.
The State government in association with the Sports Authority of India is going to host the Fourth Khelo India University Games, 2023 in Guwahati from 19th to 29th February, 2024. The event will be organised at 18 venues in 7 cities during 11 days duration where around 4500 athletes are expected to participate in 20 sporting disciplines. Over 200 universities will participate in the mega-university event.