Rajasthan CM unveiled the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games mascot 'Sheru

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot unveiled the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games mascot 'Sheru' at the indoor hall of Sawai Mansingh Stadium recently.


  • The Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games is proposed to be organised from 29 August to 1 September at the Gram Panchayat level, from 12 September to 15 September at the block level, from 22 September to 25 September at the district level and from 2 October to 5 October at the state level.
  • The games are being organised in collaboration with the Sports Department, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department, Education Department, Health Department and local administration.

  • Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games Kabaddi ( Category - Boys/Girls), Shooting Ball (Category - Boys), Kho-Kho (Category-Girls), Volleyball ( Category-Boys/Girls), Tennis Ball Cricket (Category -Boys/Girls) and Hockey (Category -Boys/Girls). 6 sports including girl's category).

  • Rural Olympics is open to all age groups. About 30 lakh players are participating in these games and 2 lakh teams have been formed.

  • A budget provision of Rs 40 crore has been made for Rural Olympic Games.


Major sporting events and their mascots held in 2022 :

  • Commonwealth Games 2022 - Perry the Bull

  • Khelo India Youth Games 2022 -Dhaakad

  • Khelo India University Games 2022 -Veera

  • 19th Asian Games 2023 - Smart Triplet

  • 'Winter Olympic Games' 2022 -Bing Dwayne Dwayne

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