Awards to the Winning Players of Amethi MP Sports Competition-2023 | 16 Oct 2023

Why In News?

On October 13, 2023, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani distributed prizes to the winners of the MP Sports Competition-2023 in Amethi district.

Key Points:

  • Along with the award ceremony, 879 projects worth Rs 699.79 crore were also inaugurated/ foundation stones were laid.
  • A total of 1 lakh 11 thousand players won 50 thousand medals in the last 25 days in the MP Sports Competition in Amethi.
  • It may be noted that on September 17, the MP Sports Competition was started in Amethi, which concluded on October 8.
  • The competition was held at two levels - school level and village level in the entire Lok Sabha constituency.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the closing ceremony of Amethi MP Sports Competition 2023 through video message.