Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches National Sports Talent Search portal

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and launched the National Sports Talent Search portal.Modi said the legend’s sporting skills worked “wonders for Indian hockey”.His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.The Prime Minister said the nation has immense sporting talent. “To harness this potential” the portal was launched, he added.It would provide “essential direction and support to youngsters to pursue their sporting aspirations…”, Modi said, adding, “Sports is about physical fitness, mental alertness and personality enhancement.”On #NationalSportsDay, I congratulate all sportspersons and sports enthusiasts who pursue sports with great vigour and passion.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2017I pay tributes to the exemplary Major Dhyan Chand, whose legendary sporting skills did wonders for Indian hockey.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2017Sports is about physical fitness, mental alertness and personality enhancement. https://t.co/XaYoP07FQZ- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2017India is blessed with immense sporting talent. To harness this potential, a portal was launched by @IndiaSports. https://t.co/yOGTU3U59h- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2017The #NationalSportsTalentSearchPortal gives essential direction & support to youngsters to pursue their sporting aspirations and shine.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2017Tribute to the finest hockey player of all time, Dhyan Chand. #NationalSportsDay pic.twitter.com/GoQvWEBa4k- Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 29, 2017 Tributes to the greatest hockey player of all times and India’s greatest sportsman, Major Dhyanchand on #NationalSportsDay . pic.twitter.com/MzYxMGPDtC- Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 29, 2017advertisementlast_img read more