[Khelashree] WB Khela Hobe Scheme 2024 | पश्चिम बंगाल खेला होबे योजना – Footballs to Registered Sporting Clubs

West Bengal Khela Hobe (Khelashree) Scheme 2024 or पश्चिम बंगाल खेला होबे योजना, 1 lakh footballs to registered sporting clubs, check objectives, launch details, beneficiaries, benefits, details here
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WB Khelashree Scheme 2024: West Bengal government has launched WB Khela Hobe Scheme on 2 August 2021. The new youth empowerment scheme namely Khela Hobe Yojna is launched by CM Mamata Banerjee at Netaji Indoor Stadium. In this article, we will tell you about the objectives, beneficiaries, benefits, need for starting Khela Hobe Yojana.

WB Khela Hobe Scheme 2024 Details

Before the assembly elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave the slogan “Khela Hobe” to defeat its rivals (particularly BJP) in the elections. Khela Hobe was a Bengali slogan given by CM herself which means “Let’s Play or Play On” in English. This slogan of TMC party became popular among the masses and the ruling party once again got huge number of votes and thus got elected to power with Mamata Banerjee as its Chief Minister. Now the current state govt. wants to turn this slogan into a flagship empowerment scheme for the youth.

Launch of Khelashree Scheme in West Bengal

CM Mamata Banerjee said “Khela Hobe has become very popular. The slogan was raised in Parliament too. In the coming days, it will reverberate across India. We had granted Rs 5 lakh each to 25,000 clubs. We have done community development programs to take sports forward. I believe to take forward Khela Hobe we have to take it through sports. We will give one lakh footballs to the clubs in districts.”

पश्चिम बंगाल खेला होबे योजना Objectives

The new Khela Hobe Scheme’s main objective is to support sporting talent in the state. CM Mamata Banerjee mentioned that in the पश्चिम बंगाल खेला होबे योजना, govt. will provide footballs to enable youths to play football in the state. On receiving the footballs, youth will be able to excel in the football sport at the state level, next at the national level and finally at the global level. With the help of new Khela Hobe Yojana, youth will take the name of India to a new height in football sporting event. The youth of state will be able to learn sportsmanship spirit which is necessary to get successful in life.

Benefits of West Bengal Khela Hobe Scheme

West Bengal state sports and youth affairs department is going to hand over 1 lakh footballs to registered sporting clubs. Those sporting clubs which are registered with International Football Academy (IFA) will get 10 footballs each.

Khela Hobe Yojana Beneficiaries 

Beneficiaries of West Bengal Khela Hobe Scheme will include the following:-

  • Youth of West Bengal
  • Sporting Clubs registered with the state / central govt. operating in West Bengal
  • Sporting Clubs registered with International Football Academy (IFA)

Overview of WB Khela Hobe Scheme 2024

Name of SchemeKhela Hobe Scheme or Khelashree Scheme
State NameWest Bengal
Launch Date2 August 2021
Announced byChief Minister Mamata Banerjee
ObjectivesTo promote sports particularly football in the state
BeneficiariesYouth, Sporting Clubs
Benefit1 Lakh Footballs to sporting clubs for youth empowerment
Name Taken FromSlogan Khela Hove in the run up to assembly elections
WB Khela Hobe Scheme Overview

Observing Khela Hobe Diwas in West Bengal 

CM Mamata Banerjee mentioned that 16 August 2021 was observed as “Khela Hobe Diwas” in the memory of the 16 football fans who died in a stampede during a 1980 game at Eden Gardens. Dedicating the day as Khela Hobe Diwas will boost sportsman spirit.

WB Khelashree Scheme Registered Football Clubs
WB Khelashree Scheme for Registered Football Clubs

Clubs have already been enlisted under the scheme and Refugee Handicraft, an MSME unit, is making these “Joyee” footballs. CM Mamata Berjee wants to encourage Bengal’s youth to actively participate in sports, especially football and the Khela Hobe scheme is a big step in that direction.

Aiming for 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Banerjee had said, “Poore desh me khela hoga (Now, the game is on across the country). It is a continuous process…When general elections come (2024), it will be Modi vs country.”

Source / Reference Link: https://hindi.news18.com/news/nation/west-bengal-news-mamata-banerjee-launched-khelashree-scheme-played-football-said-khela-hobe-will-be-dear-to-the-whole-country-3679127.html

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