The National Sports Museum will be established in New Delhi. Sports Ministry said in a release that the Museum will showcase India’s achievements in sports and also focus on the traditional sports within the country. Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, the aim of the Museum is to popularise the sports as a way of life within the country.
Accordingly, the proposed Museum would go beyond the classical approach of a collection of memorabilia to become an interactive venue of interest for all age groups. In addition, the Sports Minister said, it will display achievements of the Indian greats in sports and also act as an educational hub and offer opportunity for the young to delve into some sporting activity.
Mr Vijay Goel has appealed to all past and present sports persons and members of public to contribute any memorabilia held by them for permanent display in the National Sports Museum. He said such contribution will be recognized and acknowledged.
The Museum will have audio-visual display of rules and legacy events pertaining to various sports as part of education for the budding sportspersons and a well-equipped library of sports and physical fitness.