India's first online gaming academy launched in Madhya Pradesh

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India's-first-online-gaming-academy-launched-in-Madhya-PradeshMadhya Pradesh is launching its first online gaming industry "MP State Esports Academy".

An Overview of the News

  • The Academy aims to provide a platform for aspiring gaming and esports professionals to advance their skills and reach a professional level.

MP Junior Esports Championship

  • "MP Junior Esports Championship" is a 10-day talent hunt tournament from 27th July to 7th August.

  • It is exclusively for e-sports enthusiasts in the age group of 12 to 17 years.

  • The tournament provides a platform for young participants to engage, compete and showcase their gaming skills.

Inclusive Selection Procedure

  • 80% seats in the academy are reserved for gamers from Madhya Pradesh.

  • The remaining 20% seats are open to enthusiastic gamers from across India.

  • The selection process is open to all, giving a fair chance to the participants to compete for admission.

Combination of tradition and innovation

  • MP State Esports Academy aims to promote the sport represented in the Asian Games and Olympics.

  • It seeks to integrate traditional and modern sports while providing opportunities in both emerging esports and traditional sports.

Government Sponsored Excellence

  • Selected eSports athletes will receive 12 months of intensive coaching and high-quality eSports education.

  • The coaching and education is fully funded by the government, with an aim to nurture and groom talented sportspersons.

Exports in India: Growing Recognition and Growth Projections

  • With its inclusion as a medal sport in the Asian Games 2022 and a pilot program in the Commonwealth Games 2022, eSports is gaining recognition in India.

  • The gaming industry in India is expected to grow four-fold to reach Rs 1,100 crore by 2025.

  • India's potential as a lucrative market for eSports has attracted major gaming companies from around the world.

  • Due to its increasing popularity, global players are looking for opportunities and investing in Indian e-sports.

Sports minister of Madhya Pradesh: Yashodhara Raje Scindia

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