The foundation stone of ‘Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh’ was laid at a function organized by DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
At present no training facilities are available in the country for sports person with disabilities.
The proposed Centre will make available the specialized training facilities for Persons with Disabilities. The Centre will provide facilities of international standards to sportspersons with disabilities to compete at international level and bring laurels for the country.
Setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh was approved by the Cabinet on 28 February, 2019.
The Centre will be registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
For overall superintendence and supervision of the Centre, Governing Body under the Chairpersonship of Secretary, DEPwD has been constituted.