Khel Mahakumbh – About us
Excellence in sports brings pride to a nation and citizens of the nation help build a healthier and happier society. Sports unites the nation by bridging the social and cultural boundaries.
There is no easier way other than sports to promote brotherhood and community bonding. It is a great leveler and unifier- when playing in a team, the caste, creed or community of teammates doesn’t matter.
Under the guidance of visionary leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, Prime minister of India and the then chief minister of Gujarat took initiative of ‘’Khel Mahakumbh’’ ( KMK ), mega sporting event in year 2010.
Khel Mahakumbh has witnessed a record participation of more than 30 lacs every years. Outstanding performers of KMK will get benefit of various Schemes run by Sports Authority of Gujarat; District Level Sports School (DLSS), Shaktidoot, Centre of Excellence (COE), Khele Gujarat Summer Coaching Camp and In School Program….Etc.
Age Group for Khel Mahakumbh 2017
For Both Male & Female : Under 9 , Under 11 , Under 14, Under 17, Open Age Group , Above 40 & Above 60
Salient features of Khel Mahakumbh 2017
1. Cash prize of Rs 42 crore to more than 3 lakhs winner at different level.
2. Total 31Games, 744 events. More than 50,000 participants at state level.
3. Separate competition for teachers.
4. Best three schools in state to be given cash prize of Rs 5 lakhs, Rs 3 lakhs & Rs 2 lakhs.
5. Best three schools in each district to be selected for cash prize of Rs 1.5 lakh, Rs 1 lakh & Rs 0.75 lakh.
6. This year best three schools in each Taluka to be selected for cash prize of Rs.25, 000/-,Rs.15, 000/- & Rs.10, 000/- .
Salient features of Khel Mahakumbh 2016
1. In the year 2016-17, 30.64 lakhs players participated.
2. Total 1, 73,743 winners and distributed cash prize of Rs 30.70 crore. More than 30,000 players participated in State Level Competitions.
3. More than 75,000 volunteers to manage competition at various level over period of 45days.
4. Special Khel Mahakumbh for Divyang players (Physically challenged) Participation of more than 38,000 players. Cash prize of Rs 5 Crore for Divyang players.