With the inaugural season of the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games all set to begin from 25th of August, chief minister Ashok Gehlot launched the logo and the official jersey of the Games at the Maharaja Ganga Singh University in Bikaner.
“The state government is committed to the growth of various sports in the state and plans are being executed to facilitate the same,” said the chief minister.
“The facilities are being developed based on the suggestions taken from the athletes, experts and sports council,” he added.
The Gramin Olympics is anticipated to see more than 30 lakh participants across the age groups. The winners will be given preference in contractual cadre on vacant posts, notified the CM.
CM Gehlot also complimented players from Bikaner and inaugurated the auditorium and indoor sports complex of the university.
Moreover, he also laid the foundation stone of the multipurpose indoor hall of the Karni Singh Stadium.
Rajasthan State Sports Council (RSSC) chairperson Krishna Poonia recognized the role of the state government’s policies in ‘changing the sports culture in Rajasthan’.
“Future of the sportspersons is secured now and Rajasthan is emerging as the foremost state in the country’s sporting landscape,” she stated.