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National winter games to be held at Uttarakhand

Current Affairs

  • In order to promote adventure sports in Uttarakhand, the National Winter Games will be held for the second time in Auli from February 2 to 5, 2023.
  • For this, the tourism department has completed preparations. Teams from many states including Uttarakhand will participate in these.
  • International Ski Federation (FIS) approved racing skiing events are also proposed to be held at the National Winter Games.
  • There will be a total of four events in the National Skiing Championship-2023 to be held from February 2 to 5. Players from both men’s and women’s categories will participate in this.
  • It is worth noting that Auli also has mountaineering and skiing institutes run by GMVN, where experts groom talents in skiing.
  • About 70 percent of the construction work for the National Games to be held in Uttarakhand in the year 2024 has been completed. The remaining construction work will also be completed in six months.
  • On National Sports Day, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami had implemented the ‘Mukhya Mantri Udiyaman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana’ under which at present about five thousand sportspersons are getting benefitted in the entire state.

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