He said that the competitions are being conducted not only to promote sports at grass-root level but also to help create sports infrastructure in the country.
Talent identification will also be done in the process for grooming them to achieve excellence at international level. He said a national portal for sports talent search will be launched this month by the Ministry.
While the Swimming and Cycling events were conducted Sunday both for boys and girls under-14 and under-17 categories, Wrestling competitions (free style) for cadet group 14 years to 16 years both for boys and girls would be held for two days on 20-21 January, 2017 at SAI Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi.
Khelo India National level Competitions will be conducted in different disciplines in January and Febuary 2017.
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