Govt approves Rs 75 lakh to hold khelo India Women Archery Tournament beginning today

The Sports Authority of India has approved a total amount of 75 lakh rupees to host the Khelo India National Ranking Women Archery Tournament over six phases. TATA Archery Academy, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand is set to host the first phase of the tournament from today.

Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry said, the tournament will be held across the Recurve and Compound events in the senior, Junior and Cadet Categories, and will be conducted as per the World Archery Rules.

The Ministry said, Khelo India National Ranking Women Archery Tournament will provide more competition and exposure at the domestic level for second, third and fourth lines of Archers, in line with Women Empowerment.

This will also help in providing them exposure to matches to develop their mental toughness and competitiveness.

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