Nagpur: In a significant decision, the School Education and Sports Department has made it mandatory for all schools and colleges to take part in various sports tournaments in state.
Various District Sports Councils and offices of District Sports Officers have been organising 2019-20 school games under Directorate of Sports and Youth Services, Maharashtra State, Pune. This season, online entry process for school games/tournaments has commenced. The last date for entry is July 30.
According to the decision, it has been made mandatory for all schools to take part in team events as well as two individual events. Those schools who have still not made online applications have been directed to do so before the last date. The School Education Department has warned of stern action against those schools and colleges who skip the sports tournaments. This information was shared by District Sports Officer Avinash Pund.