Sports Policy In Sport

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The purpose of the study was to investigate the implementation of sports policy for the development of sport and games in the state of Chhattisgarh. For this purpose, Questionnaire was prepared with the help of experts in sports by taking consideration the seven aspects of sports development in Chhattisgarh. Reli¬able data was collected from the Director of sports, Chhattisgarh and state sports associations established in Chhattisgarh, A carefully constructed questionnaire keeping in mind the pertinent aspects to be surveyed was mailed to state associations affiliated with Chhattisgarh Olympic Association and recognized by Chhattisgarh Sports Department for different sports and games. The responses were received from thirty 36…show more content…
2005) of a state testifies to the sports scenario of that state. If the policy and its implementation are taken as the yardstick the sports policy of Chhattisgarh is among the best in the country. The state itself might be in the nascent age but its sports policy is a matured one, which has attracted the attention of other state Governments , and even the union sports ministry, which has asked for a copy of it. How serious was the Government about framing an efficacious policy can be gauged from the fact that a seminar was organised before framing the policy. The seminar witnessed the congregation of the eminent sports persons and also personalities from various quarters who expressed their opinions and suggestions, which were taken into account during the policy…show more content…
The policy contemplates for the sports at the panchayat level. The policy states that there be sports grounds at the block levels, sports complexes at the district level and the sports coaching centre at the capital. In the new colonies the maps for the construction would be approved only after the coloniser have spared the space for playgrounds . The policy also states that there would be summer coaching camps in the summer vacations in the schools. The policy also stipulates for various sporting events in the state.

An overall view of the policy itself suggests that the state government is serious for the promotion of sports in state and also would not be back tracking from any commitments and there would be no dearth of funds in promotion of the games in the state. The policy stresses for the creativity in the arena of sports and also is willing to take all fiscal assistance from centre in this regard. Besides the state government would also woo the private industries, semi government organizations and private institutions for the investment and development of sporting activities in the state.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the implementation of sports policy for the development of sport and games in the state of Chhattisgarh.
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