New Delhi: In a bid to make Khelo India Youth Games 2020 a world-class sporting experience for the budding athletes, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has come together with SpiceJet as an official travel partner for the mega sports event.
Thank you @flyspicejet for showing such huge gesture towards sports and players by providing Aircrafts! This kind of support by the corporates will help in creating sports culture in India and fulfill the visions of PM @narendramodi ji to make India a sporting powerhouse. https://t.co/A6ppVZWQ06 pic.twitter.com/yVzovNKry0
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) January 9, 2020
Khelo India Youth Games 2020 is all set to be held from January 10-22, 2020 in Guwahati and SpiceJet will be running eight dedicated flights between Delhi-Guwahati and Kolkata-Guwahati sectors on January 14 and 15.
For the official ceremonial send-off Kiren Rijiju, Sports Minister of India along with officials and boxing queen Mary Kom were present at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
The members of the contingent from J&K are all smiles as they prepare to board the exclusive flight for Khelo India Youth Games from Delhi to Guwahati. @KirenRijiju @MangteC & Ajay Singh saw off the athletes!#KIYG2020 #KheloIndia #ChaloGuwahati @sarbanandsonwal @RijijuOffice pic.twitter.com/3C5AWkcFnr
— Khelo India (@kheloindia) January 8, 2020
“Khelo India has been incredible at unearthing young talents who can be groomed to bring laurels for the country and its mission has been to introduce state-of-the-art facilities to athletes from the grassroots level. I hope this unique partnership will further strengthen our commitment towards giving the best possible facilities to our athletes,” said Kiren Rijiju.
“This is a moment of pride and honour for SpiceJet that we could bring this exclusive flying experience for these young sports stars as the Khelo India Games provides a platform to build a robust sporting nation of tomorrow. We wish every participant all the very best,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet.
Inputs from IANS