DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS AND SPORTS FACILITIES IN INDIA
Today sports are considered integral to all-round development of one's personality. Making an international mark in the field of sports also has a great bearing on national morale and prestige. The rural-urban gap has been getting wider, with large-scale augmentation of sports infrastructure in a few select cities, in connection with hosting of major international sporting events. International cooperation in the field of sports physical education took a big leap forward, providing the much needed opportunities of foreign exposure to national teams and coaching/training abroad. Government of India procured the services of international coaches/sportspersons by way of bilateral agreements under CEPs/ Sports protocols with the concerned countries. Not only physical strength, power and satisfaction but also a strong alternative of recreation; sports in India have paved a long way towards the road of success and have made themselves a hallmark in the world of sports
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