Odisha News Insight

Kalinga Stadium Among 8 Khelo India State Centre of Excellence Launched in India

Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju virtually inaugurated 8 Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCEs) across India on Tuesday. The 8 States are Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Kerala, Telangana, Nagaland, Karnataka and Odisha.

Union Minister along with State Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera jointly unveiled the virtual foundation stone at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

The KISCE has total area of 66 acres and the KISCE will focus on three disciplines: Hockey, Weightlifting and Athletics.