Khel Mahakumbh 2023: Indian Premier Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel, as well as Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the “Khel Mahakumbh” 11th Edition in Ahmedabad on March 12, 2023. In Khel Mahakumbh, participants together with Divyang players from across the state can play a variety of games against each other. The prize money of over Rs.30 crores will be distributed to the participants with the aim to motivate them for taking part in the Khel Mahakumbh 2023. Learn details about Khel Mahakumbh on the official website as well as by reading this article on Khel Mahakumbh 2023.
Khel Mahakumbh 2023
Gujarat Information of Sports and Training, Sports University of Gujarat is entrusted with the task of planning and conducting this massive Khel Mahkumbh. Players who want to take part in this Khel Mahakumbh 2023 have to make an online registration, which they can do by going to the official website of the Sports Authority of Gujarat and in case of Divyang participants, a specific offline registration form is provided.
In his inaugural speech, PM Modi reminded of the seed that was planted by him 12 years earlier when he was Gujarat’s Chief Minister has now become a Banyan Tree and that India will not stop or will get tired this time. He further mentioned that the sole slogan to get success is “long-term preparation and consistent dedication“. Additionally, PM gave reference of the fact that in earlier times, sports were also negatively influenced by nepotism but with the passage of time, the young people of India are now reaching the sky heights by winning medals and glorifying India at events such as Tokyo and Paralympics.
Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh 2023: Overview
|Name of Authority||Gujarat Information of Sports and Training, Sports University|
|Name of Event||Khel Mahakumbh|
|Slogan||A Platform where talent meets passion|
|Launched By||Prime Minister Sh.Narendra Modi|
|Start of Registration||Completed|
|Mode of Registration||Online & Offline|
|Venue of Event||Ahmedabad|
Khel Mahakumbh 2023: Timetable
|Registration Start Date||18th Feb 2023|
|Dates of School/Village level competition||14th March 2023 to 18th March 2023|
|Dates of Taluka level competition||20th March 2023 to 26th March 2023|
|Dates of District/Municipal competition||20th March 2023 to 26th March 2023|
|Dates of District/ Municipal level competition
(for players who have won from the Taluka level)
|03rd April 2023 to 12th April 2023|
|Zonal level competition||14th April 2023 to 19th April 2023|
|State-level competition||14th April 2023 to 29th April 2023|
Khel Mahakumbh 2023 Promotion
The Khel Mahakumbh was organized after a long gap of 2 years which made it a tough job for the authorities to motivate the State residents to participate in the event. The advertising department of the Sports University came up with a variety of strategies to boost the publicity of the event which included the following:
- A number of banners and hoardings were erected on the sides of the roads displaying details about Khel Mahakumbh 2023. For this information was printed in local language for the participants and in English too.
- State Cabinet Ministers and the Indian Prime Minister both stressed on the event by writing on the Khel Mahakumbh on their social media profiles.
- Many advertisements by way of Brochures, seminars, webinars and so on were taken as means to promote this Khel Mahakumbh 2023.
Khel Mahakumbh 2023 Game List
|Archery (તીરંદાજી)||Athletics (એથ્લેટિક્સ)||Basketball (બાસ્કેટબોલ)|
|Badminton (બેડમિન્ટન)||Table Tennis (ટેબલ ટેનિસ)||Taekwondo (તાઈકવૉન્દો)|
|Yogasan (યોગાસન)||Artistic Skating (કલાત્મક સ્કેટિંગ)||Handball (હેન્ડબોલ)|
|Hockey (હોકી)||Volleyball (વોલીબોલ)||Wrestling (કુસ્તી)|
|Weight Lifting (વજન પ્રશિક્ષણ)||Kho-Kho (ખો-ખો)||Shooting Ball (શૂટિંગ બોલ)|
|Cycling||Football (ફૂટબોલ)||Chess (શેતરંજ)|
|Judo (જુડો)||Kabaddi (કબડ્ડી)||Lawn Tennis|
|Tug of War||Gymnastics||Wet sticks|
Khel Mahakumbh 2023 Eligibility Criteria
In order to participate in the game, all the interested participants have to clear the eligibility criteria decided by the organizing authority. The requirements regarding the eligibility criteria for participation in the game is mentioned in the table by us below:
|Nationality||(a) The participant should compulsorily be an Indian National as well as a State Resident|
|Age-Limit||(a) There is no lower or upper age limit for participation in the Khel Mahakumbh games listed below. Not only adults but even a child who is just 9 years old or an elder aged 60 years is eligible to register on the Khel Mahakumb portal and participate in the games.
(b) There are a variety of Games for different age groups that differ from one another.
Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh Sports List 2023
Each sport alternatively considered as games comes with advantages, benefits, fans and playing rules. However, there are a number of sports that we may not have even heard about. In order to let the public be aware of these games, the Government made the decision to add these to the list of sports for the event. The names of these games are listed below:
- Lawn Tennis.
- Artistic Skating.
- Shooting (Rifle & Shotgun).
- Table Tennis.
- Tug-of-war (Pull The Tow).
- Cycling etc.
Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh Statistics
To learn more regarding the present figure from Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh 2023, look at the table below:
|Registrations for females||2367957|
Khel Mahakumbh Prizes
Players who successfully win in sports for which they have participated will get awarded according to the finalized cash prizes. The top three winners will get awards in accordance with their Taluka/District level. The District level participant who will win the 1st position will be getting the prize money of Rs.1.5 Lakh, player getting the 2nd place will receive Rs.1 lakh, while the 3rd participant in the winner list will receive the sum of Rs.75,000. In the same way, on the Taluka level, the participant achieving the 1st spot will receive the prize money of Rs.75,000, while the 2nd will be awarded with Rs.15,000 whereas the 3rd participant will win cash prize money Rs.10,000.
How to register for Khel Mahakumbh 2023?
In the following section, you will learn about the various steps on how to register for Khel Mahakumbh 2023. Follow these steps to register for Khel Mahakumbh 2023:
- First, go to Khel Mahakumbh official website @ khelmahakumbh.gujarat.gov.in.
- The homepage of website will open up.
- Here, click on the ‘KhelMahakumbh-Login/Registration’ box appearing on the right side of the homepage.
- A dropdown list with a variety of options will be displayed there.
- Click on Register.
- If you are seeking to register as a single player, Click on ‘Individual Registration‘ option. The registration page will open up.
- Here, fill up the information required in the form. Once completed, click the option “Submit Form” .
- The message indicating successful submission will be displayed on the Screen.
For Divyang participants, there is a separate link to download the Khel Mahakumbh 2023 registration form. Divyang participants will be able to download the Khel Mahakumbh 2023 registration form by clicking on the link available under “What’s New’ section on the main page of website.
Khel Mahakumbh 2023: Important Links
With this we conclude this post on Khelmahakumbh 2023. We hope that you will find the information shared here useful like the games included, prize money awarded and how to register for Khelmahakumbh 2023. For any doubts or questions you can write to us in the comments below.