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Sports and Disaster Mitigation:  NITI Aayog’s Compendium on Best Practices in Social Sector 2023

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Source: Niti Aayog

Every day, in this section we are bringing best practices from each category. Today’s best practices will cover  ‘Sports and Disaster mitigation’



Khelo India Scheme (Bishnupur, Manipur)Promote excellence in sports and wellness, focus on indigenous games, and make Bishnupur a powerhouse of sportsOver 2000 national players, 60 sports infrastructures, and 90% of schools registered under Fit India
Khelo India Scheme (Churu, Rajasthan)Develop sports facilities, create centres of excellence, encourage youth participationMultiple medals at national level competitions, the decline in drug involvement, the cradle for armed forces recruitment
Disaster Risk Reduction (Chitrakoot, UP)Integrate Disaster Risk Reduction in development, build local capacities, leverage technology for disaster managementEnhanced resilience of local communities to climate-induced stress
Flood and Landslide Disaster Management ( Wayanad, Kerala)Establish SOPs, coordination between departments and agencies, and minimize casualties and distressProper disaster management, preventive evacuations, relief camp amenities, crop loss compensations