Khelo India Center of Excellence is being started in Bilaspur. The center will be a residential sports academy, in which boys and girls of hockey, athletics and archery will be given free training in sports. State level sports academy is being started by the Sports Department in Bilaspur as well as Raipur. In which sports of hockey, athletics and archery will be trained.

The academy will be run by the Sports and Youth Welfare Department under the Government of India’s Khelo India Scheme in Bilaspur. Boys, girls, who will get admission in sports academies of Raipur and Bilaspur, will be provided accommodation, food, educational expenses, sports apparel, accident insurance, sports training facilities for free.

Boys and girls in the age group of 09 to 17 years will be given opportunity to enter the academy of Raipur and Bilaspur. Those interested in hockey, athletics, archery can get sports training by staying in Bilaspur or Raipur regularly. They may be involved in the selection process.