Maharashtra International Sports University to produce experts: Kedar – education
Following international standards in any field is the new basic and it will be no different for the International Sports University, Maharashtra, to be established here, state Sports Minister Sunil Kedar said on Friday.
An official statement quoted him as saying that the goal was to create “a place with facilities of international standards, where students will gain experience” to help Maharashtra and India become a “superpower in the field of sports.”
He said that the ISU was established in Pune because of Balewadi’s prepared infrastructure, adding that installing it in any other city would have involved costs and time to obtain approvals.
“We have very good infrastructure in place here, all we have to do is plan and start academics. Pune has a rich sports culture and we hope that the International Sports University will benefit the city and vice versa, ”he said.
Kedar said that the university, which will be located at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi, will begin operations from the 2021-2022 academic year.
Maharashtra Sports Commissioner Omprakash Bakoria said the sports department had written to the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay and the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad to request agreements for courses such as sports technology, sports governance and sports management. ” University will offer various courses including Physical and Sports Education, Sports Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Technology, Sports Governance, Sports Management, Sports Media and Communication, Sports Training and Training.
The admission capacity for each course would be 50 students.