Nagaland State Sports Academy at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima has been selected to be established as Khelo India State Centre of Excellence, KISCE
In a press release, Adviser for Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha said that it is a historic and defining moment for the people of Nagaland.
He expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister, Union Sports Minister and State Chief Minister for recognizing the effort and giving the opportunity to the state to upgrade its sporting facilities into a National-level Centre of Excellence.
The Adviser resolved that the State Youth Resources and Sports Department will strive to give its best in spite of the challenges in bringing about this opportunity into fruition.
It may be mentioned in the first phase of setting up KISCE, Sports Ministry has identified state-owned sports facilities in eight states of India. They are Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Kerala, Telangana, Karnataka, and Odisha.