Will the Odisha’s Hockey History find a place in the NCERT curriculam


When the state celebrates the 100th anniversary of its creation as a special state in 2036, according to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, everyone should collaborate with the goal of producing 100 Olympians.According to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who on Thursday attended the all-party conference organised by the government of Odisha in advance of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, the Indian government would add the history of hockey in Odisha in the NCERT textbooks.The nation’s athletes are getting ready for the forthcoming Olympics. This is feasible as a result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Khelo India initiative’s success in motivating them. Odisha’s status in India has greatly benefited from its hockey heritage and the hosting of two world cups. According to Pradhan, the Indian government would incorporate it into the NCERT textbooks.

By the time the state celebrates the 100th anniversary of its creation as a special state in 2036, Pradhan stated everyone should collaborate in order to create 100 Olympians. Representatives from various parties attended the meeting where Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that all Chief Ministers would be personally invited to Odisha to attend the 2023 Hockey World Cup. According to the CM, the state’s reputation and notoriety have grown as a result of hosting three consecutive Hockey World Cups.Santosh Singh Saluja, a representative for the Congress who attended the meeting, stated, “Last year, individuals had to fight hard to secure tickets. Therefore, we had made recommendations to ensure that ticket black marketing should not occur. Odisha will be known worldwide because it is hosting the Hockey World Cup. In a statement, Prasanna Acharya, the leader of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), stated, “The representatives of all the parties offered their appreciation to the Chief Minister for organising an all-party meeting and requesting their participation in the huge sports event. Additionally, they declared that they will give the world cup their entire support.


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