2/26/2018 11:03:19 PM (GMT+3)

Rathore wants to make India sports manufacturing hub

Rathore wants to make India sports manufacturing hub

New Delhi: India’s Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore wants to make India a manufacturing hub of sports equipment.

“We plan to hold a summit of the best sports goods manufacturers of India and the world to deliberate on how and what we need to do to change the policies of the country to make India a manufacturing hub of sports equipment,” he told PTI at SportEX.Asia 2018 on Monday.

Rathore, a silver medallist at the Athens Olympics in rifle shooting, said the Year 2018 is the year of sports in India.

“We intend to change the mindset of people towards sport, but the environment around sports needs to be revitalised. This includes all aspects of sports namely manufacturing, education, skill training, sports science, sports broadcast, events, managing academies among others,” he added.

 

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