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Government Of Assam Hailakandi District

Sports

  • Overview:

    The Department of Sport & Youth Welfare was created in the year 1988-89 with the objective of bringing about all round development in the field of Sport & Youth Welfare. However, the Directorate of Sport & Youth Welfare, Assam was created much earlier. Late Bhupendra Nath Baruah, ACS, took over charge as the first Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam, on 17th October 1976. The Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam, actually started functioning from the financial year 1977-78. The Directorate was formally made regular from the financial year 1982-83.

    Before the creation of the Sport & Youth Welfare Department, the Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare was under the Education (CTM) Department. With the creation of the Sport & Youth Welfare Department, a boost was given to the development of Sport & Youth Welfare activities. This was made possible due to regular flow of funds to the Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare for implementation of different schemes for the development of Sport & Youth Welfare in the State.

    Two nos of staff, i.e Jn. Asst & a grade iv was appointed for the District Sports Office, Hailakandi on 2015. A full fledged District Sports Officer for Hailakndi District was appointed on 2017.Recently two nos. of physical instructors(PI) appointed and attached to this office. Also two nos. of yoga instructors (Male & Female) & Cleaner cum Caretaker was appointed for Hailakandi to promote Yoga Culture.

    Popular Sports: Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Sepak - Takraw, Hocky,Kabbadi,Atheletics, Badminton,Table Tennis, Chess etc.

    Yearly Activites:

    (A) Dewkon Memorial Inter District School Football Tournament Under-17 (Boys)

    About the Tournaments :

    The Inter School Tournament is organized during the Month of June-July every year at District Level and State Level.The District Champion School Teams represent the District in the State Level.The State Champion Team represents the State in the Subrato Mukharjee Cup International Football Tournament at New Delhi under-17 years (Boys).

    Eligibility Criteria :Upto Class - X under 17 Years based on 31st December.

    For more information:For District Level – Contact District Sports Office Hailakandi.
    For State Level – Contact Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    (B) Pilik Choudhury Football Tournament Under-14 (Boys)

    About the Tournaments :

    The Inter School Tournament is organized during the Month of June-July every year at District Level and State Level.The District Champion School Teams represent the District in the State Level.The State Champion Team represents the State in the Subrato Mukharjee Cup International Football Tournament at New Delhi under-14 years (Boys).

    Eligibility Criteria :Upto Class - VIII under 14 Years based on 31st December.

    For more information:For District Level – Contact District Sports Office hailakandi.
    For State Level – Contact Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    (C) Inter District Football Tournament Under-17 (Girls)

    About the Tournaments :

    The Inter School Tournament is organized during the Month of June-July every year at District Level and State Level.The District Champion School Teams represent the District in the State Level.The State Champion Team represents the State in the Subrato Mukharjee Cup International Football Tournament at New Delhi.

    Eligibility Criteria : Upto Class - X under 17 Years based on 31st December.

    For more information:For District Level – Contact District Sports Office Hailakandi.
    For State Level – Contact concerned Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    (E) Indu Hazarika Inter District Football Tournament Under-19 (Boys)

    About the Tournaments :

    This Inter School Football Tournament Under-19 year (Boys) will be revived from this year i.e. 2017 during the month of November. The District Sports Officer will select the District Team for participation in the tournament.The State Under-19 year (Boys) State School Team will be selected from this tournament for participation in the National School Games.

    Eligibility Criteria :Upto Class - XII under 19 Years based on 31st December.

    For more information:For District Level – Contact District Sports Office Hailakandi.
    For State Level – Contact Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    (F) Inter District Hockey Tournament Under-17 (Boys & Girls)

    About the Tournaments :

    The Tournament is organized during the Month of January every year at District Level and State Level.The District Champion School Teams represent the District in the State Level.The State Champion Team represents the State in the Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament at New Delhi during September-October every year.

    Eligibility Criteria :Upto Class - X under 17 Years (Boys & Girls) based on 31st December.

    For more information:For District Level – Contact District Sports Office Hailakandi.
    For State Level – Contact Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    G) T. Ao Football Tournament

    About the Tournaments :

    The Tournament is organized during the Month of November-December every year by North East Council amongst the 8 (eight) North E(astern States.The District Football Team Represent the District in State & The State Football Team represents the State in the T. Ao Football Tournament held at different states of North East every year.

    Eligibility Criteria : Selected State Team represents the state. There is no age limit. The tournament is fully sponsored by the North East Council (NEC).

    For more information: For District Level- Contact District Sports Office Hailakandi.

    For State Level – Contact Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam.

    (I) KHELO India Tournaments

    KHELO India, a new Scheme under the Ministry of Youth Affairs of Sports, Department of Sports, Govt. of India, was launched during 2016-17. Earlier, the Scheme was known as Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA), and then Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA). The Scheme was revamped and renamed as Khelo India during 2016-17.

    The KHELO India Scheme comprises 2 (Two) segments:

    1. Khelo India: Annual Sports Competitions

    2. Khelo India: Sports Infrastructure

     

    The Khelo India Sports Competitions (U-14 & 17 yrs, Boys & Girls) were played at District, State and National Levels for the first time in the State. 
    Assam hosted the Khelo India National Level Sports Competitions in the Sports Disciplines of Boxing, Table Tennis and Weightlifting in Guwahati from 21st to 25thJanuary, 2017.

    Sports Infrastructures under Khelo India: Various Projects are being received from different District Sports Associations, which are submitted to the Ministry of Youth Affairs of Sports, Department of Sports, Govt. of India for its approval.

     

    Address/Contact details

    O/o of the District Sports Officer Hailakandi, C/o - Municipal Building complex, 2nd floor Hailakandi, Akadash Sahid Sarani Road, Hailakandi Town, Pin- 788151