Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, on Friday spent time with the athletes and coaches to get ‘first hand’ experience of the facilities at the venue.
Rijiju joined the athletes training at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for morning jog and breakfast.
In the informal interaction with the players and coaches Kiren Rijiju asked for suggestions to improve the overall sporting culture of the country.
The athletes and coaches also put forward their ideas, suggestions for improving the existing sports infrastructure in the country.
After trying his hand at javelin throwing, Rijiju joined the athletes at JLN hostel for breakfast. He also interacted with the gymnasts.
Veteran archer Limba Ram and Olympian hockey player MP Ganesh also joined the minister during the breakfast and shared their experiences with him.
"Early "Morning Mingling" with the top Athletes undergoing rigorous training at Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Best possible facilities will be provided to them and will put best efforts to spread PM
@narendramodi ji's @kheloindia abhiyaan across the country", Rijiju tweeted.
The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establish India as a great sporting nation.
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