10. First “Khelo India School Games”
The Central Government of India inaugurated the first edition of the Khelo India School Games (KISG) at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi from January 31 to February 8, 2018. This program highlighted India’s young sporting talent and their potential in sports. The main objective behind KISG were to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level, to build a strong foundation of all the sports played in the country, and make India a great sporting nation. This mega event was held across 16 disciplines in the under-17 age category. Around 5,000 school children from all the 29 states and 7 union territories participated in the event.