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Schedules for all events are now available for Khel Mahakumbh 2013

About Us

Sports is essential for holistic development of an individual and society. It instills a spirit of determination, ethics and perseverance which helps a person live a better life. The idea to promote sports in Gujarat gave shape to Khel Mahakumbh, the month long sporting event which involves participation of athletes from all villages, towns and cities of Gujarat across all age groups.

Under the guidance of the visionary Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Narendra Modi, the Sports Authority of Gujarat organises Khel Mahakumbh, the sports festival of Gujarat which brought together talent from the farthest corners of the state on one stage.

Objectives of Khel Mahakumbh

  • To create a sports friendly environment.
  • To discover talent and provide a platform for the athletes to display their talent.
  • To create health awareness

Baton Relay

The ceremonial relaying of the torch of Khel Mahakumbh will commence from Gandhinagar to Rajkot via two route travelling all across Gujarat spreading the awareness of the event and potential benefits of participation.

In 2013, the baton relay will be kicked off on 13 November, 2013 at 11:11 a.m. from Gandhinagar and concluded on November 22, 2013 after passing across all the cities of Gujarat at Rajkot.

Baton rally route – 01
Date. 13/11/2013 To 22/11/2013 (Gandhinagar to Rajkot)
No. District Name Arrival Date/Time Departure Date/Time Estimated K.M Overnight stay
1. Gandhinagar Departure 13/11/13 - Lunch
2. Himmatnagar 13/11/13
16:00 Hours
14/11/13
09:00 Hours
60 Night stay - food, morning snack
3. Mahesana 14/11/13
11:00 Hours
14/11/13
16:00 Hours
62 Lunch
4. Patan 14/11/13
17:30 Hours
15/11/13
10:00 Hours
51 Night stay - food, morning snack
5. Palanpur 15/11/13
11:30 Hours
16/11/13
08:00 Hours
62 Night stay - food, morning snack
6. Bhuj 16/11/13
14:00 Hours
17/11/13
08:00 Hours
324 Lunch, Night stay - food, morning snack
7. Surendranagar 17/11/13
13:00 Hours
18/11/13
09:00 Hours
288 Lunch, Night stay - food, morning snack
8. Bhavnagar 18/11/13
12:00 Hours
19/11/13
09:00 Hours
151 Lunch, Night stay - food, morning snack
9. Amreli 19/11/13
11:00 Hours
19/11/13
15:00 Hours
113 Lunch
10. Junagadh 19/11/13
17:00 Hours
20/11/13
09:00 Hours
84 Night stay - food, morning snack
11. Porbandar 20/11/13
12:00 Hours
21/11/13
09:00 Hours
146 Lunch, Night stay - food, morning snack
12. Jamnagar 21/11/13
11:00 Hours
  135 Lunch, Night stay - food, morning snack
13. Rajkot 22/11/13
11:00 Hours
  88 Night Stay
    Total Days - 10   1612  
 
Baton rally route – 02
Date. 13/11/2013 To 22/11/2013 (Gandhinagar to Rajkot)
No. District Name Arrival Date/Time Departure Date/Time Estimated K.M Overnight stay
1 Gandhinagar Departure 13/11/13 - Lunch
2 Nadiad 12/11/13
17:00 Hours
14/11/13
09:00 Hours
80 Nigh stay morning snack
3 Ananad 14/11/13
10:00 Hours
14/11/13
13:00 Hours
20 Lunch
4 Godhra 14/11/13
16:00 Hours
15/11/13
09:00 Hours
101 Night stay- food, Morning Snack
5 Dahod 15/11/13
15:00 Hours
15/11/13
14:00 Hours
70 Lunch
6 Rajpipla 15/11/13
17:00 Hours
16/11/13
08:00 Hours
160 Night stay- food, Morning Snack
7 Tapi 16/11/13
11:00 Hours
17/11/13
09:00 Hours
140 Lunch, Night stay- food, Morning Snack
8 Aahva 17/11/13
11:00 Hours
17/11/13
14:00 hours
72 Lunch
9 Valsad 17/11/13
17:00 Hours
18/11/13
10:00 Hours
108 Night Stay- food, Morning snack
10 Navsari 18/11/13
11:00 Hours
18/11/13
15:00 Hours
37 Lunch
11 Surat 18/11/13
16:00 Hours
19/11/13
09:00 Hours
34 Night stay - food, morning snack
12 Bharuch 19/11/13
11:00 Hours
20/11/13
15:00 Hours
83 Lunch
13 Baroda 20/11/13
17:00 Hours
21/11/13
09:00 Hours
71 Night stay - food, morning snack
14 Ahmedabad 21/11/13
11:00 Hours
22/11/13
09:00 Hours
119 Lunch, Night stay
15 Rajkot 22/11/13
14:30 Hours
--- 225 Lunch, Night stay, Food, stay for inauguration
Total 1270  
 

Age Group

  • Under 12 Boys
  • Under 12 Girls
  • Under 15 Boys
  • Under 15 Girls
  • Above 15 Boys
  • Above 15 Girls
  • Above 45 Veterans Men’s
  • Above 45 Veterans Women’s
  • Above 60 Veterans Men’s
  • Above 60 Veterans Women’s
 

Games

Khel Mahakumbh is envisaged as a major annual congregation of sports to include an array of events

Currently, following are the sports that are part of Khel Mahakumbh :

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Shooting Volleyball
  • Skating
  • Kabaddi
  • Kho Kho
  • Wrestling
  • Badminton
  • Chess
  • Hockey
  • Archery
  • Judo
  • Table Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Taekwan Do
  • Tug of War
  • Yoga

Khel Mahakumbh 2012-13

Khel Mahakumbh 2012-13, which concluded on 13, 2013, witnessed participation of over 25 lakh athletes, including over 8 lakh women. About 92,000 specially abled athletes made Gujarat proud by participating in the event. Prizes worth Rs. 32 crores were distributed and 72 new records were created during the event.

 
Overall Champions
Surat City 175 Medals
Ahmedabad City 231 Medals