SERI Team Landed at Balasore district , Odisha in connection with organisation of Khel Mahakumbh.
August 18, 2023
Hon'ble Member of Parliament Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi met all volunteers/professional sportspersons of various games in connection with the proposed games. He was very active, gile, and very judicious in discussions.
SERI is going to organize a 30-day Khel Mahakumbh, , at Block level within Balasore District of Odisha . Khel Mahakumbh will feature a number of sports events in three following categories:
1) Sports events recognised by the Government of India such as Athletics, Football, Hockey, Cricket, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Tug of War & competitions in Yogasanas etc for School and College students and common people of the district;
2) Indigenous/ Innovative games of Odisha;
3) Many sports and cultural events for women, senior citizens and handicapped persons are also proposed such as, 100 mts, 200 mts run, 1 km walk, rope skipping, Lemon Races, Sand and Water Running on the Beaches etc and other popular local games;
4) Mini Marathon
The objective of organizing the 30-day long Khel Mahakumbh is to promote and popularize the Sports activities within the community, especially the youth. It shall be a participatory and inclusive activity for generation of awareness about significance of physical fitness. As the saying also goes, “A Healthy Mind, In a Healthy Body”, shall be our moto.