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Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's first high-tech sports training centre for Divyangjan

Posted On: 02 OCT 2023 6:03PM by PIB Delhi

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's first high-tech sports training centre for Divyangjan, named after former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He expressed admiration for persons with disabilities and highlighted that previous government did not pay attention to them and this Government is committed for Divyangjan. The Prime Minister also launched several other initiatives during the event. Dr. Virendra Kumar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, was also present on this occasion.

In a heartwarming display of support for inclusivity and sportsmanship, Dr. Kumar, paid a visit to the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Training Centre for Disability Sports today morning before the inauguration. During the visit, the Minister interacted with Divyangjan and encouraged them

This initiative aims to provide equal opportunities in sports, enhance talent, and encourage participation in various sports disciplines. Divyangjan  from all over the country can practice and train in the Atal Bihari Training Center for Divyang Sports.

This inauguration program serves as a platform to demonstrate commitment to an inclusive and accessible sports ecosystem, emphasizing the power of sports in inspiring individuals to overcome obstacles without worrying about their physical abilities.

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