New Logo Released for Khelo India Games

AWARDS AND SPORTS

  • New logo, jersey, mascot and anthem of the Khelo India University Games 2021 was released by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (KIUG 2021).
  • The mascot of KIUG 2021 is an elephant, named ‘Veera’.
  • The official Khelo India mobile app was also launched by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports for live updates on the Games.
  • The theme song has been composed by Kannada rapper Chandan Shetty.
  • The second edition of KIUG 2021 will be held in Karnataka between April and May of this year. The game was planned for 2021 but it was postponed to 2022 due to the Covid crisis.
  • In this game, the athletes representing 20 sports from across the country will participate in the KIUG 2021. This also includes sports - yogasana and mallakhamb.

 

   Facts to know:

 

  • The first edition of the Khelo India University Games was held in 2020 in Odisha.
  • Panjab University won the game in 2020 andSavitribai Phule Pune University was the runner-up in the game.
  • The second edition of the Khelo India University Games will be held in Jain University, Bengaluru.
Khelo India University Games 2021
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