Uttarakhand CM launched Mukhyamantri Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana

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On the occasion of National Sports Day, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami has launched Mukhyamantri Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana in the state.


  • Under the scheme sports scholarships of Rs 1500 will be provided every month to the players between the age group of 8 to 14 years.
  • A total of 3900 budding sports persons will benefit from Mukhyamantri Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana, in which 1950 boys and 1950 girls will be included.

Other announcements made by the Chief Minister on this occasion :

  • The Chief Minister said that a sports development fund would be set up in the state. Under this, eight sports coaches will be appointed in each district.

  • The Malkhamb game will be included in sports policy.

  • Along with this, the contract trainers in the Sports Department will be given the same honorarium as the contract trainers of the Sports Authority of India.

  • He also announced efforts to re-implement four percent reservation for skilled sportspersons in state services.

About Uttarakhand State :

  • Formation - 09 November 2000

  • Capital - Dehradun

  • Number of Divisions - 02 (Garhwal and Kumaon)

  • State bordering the state - 2 (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh)

  • Countries bordering the state - 2 (Nepal, Tibet (China))

  • State flower - Brahma Kamal (local name - Kaulpadya) (Scientific name - Sosuria ablevets)

  • State Tree - Buransh (Rhododendron)

  • State animal - musk deer (Muscus chrysogaster)

  • State Bird - Monal (Lopoporus impejanus)

  • state sport - football

  • Number of Vidhan Sabha Members - 70

  • Number of Members in Lok Sabha - 5

  • Seats for Rajya Sabha - 3

  • Chief Minister - Pushkar Singh Dhami

  • Governor - Gurmeet Singh

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