• Play For HealthOpen or Close

    'Play for Health' aims to enhance physical and mental abilities of children by initiating them to sports and games.The primary focus is to help the children devolop aptitude in a variety of games which could later be harnessed through systematic andscientific training. It also aims to convert schools as sporting hubs and ensure regular physical activity among school children.

  • Kick Off

    Football is one of prioritized discipline in Keralabased on the the performance at National and International level. The kick off scheme is a grass root training programme which aims to bring up talented children from suburban,rural, tribal and other loess tapped areas by catching them young.During the year 2018-2019 this schemem was implemented in 19 selected centers across the state.

  • Hoops

    'Hoops' intended to propagate and promote the concept of "Play For Health" and the mission is to build a healthy , vibrant and responsible society, and makes a firm commitment to create a vibrant and prosperous future for the country. The target area will be the entire schools in the state of Kerala and Target group will be young students in Kerala. This scheme has been launched in 10 schools in 5 districts.

  • SplashOpen or Close

    Meant for children in the group of 5 to 12 years, this programme is being implemented in select schools of the State as a survival training programme. This is an initiative of the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs in association with Rashtriya Life Saving Society (India) imparting life saving skills.

    Programme highlights:
    Innovative curriculum to train children basic survival skills in water.
    Progressive reduction and elimination of drowning incidence involving children in Kerala.
    Access to children of rural and semi-urban areas in swimming and first aid training.
    Lifelong enjoyment of physical activity resulting in health benefits.
    Increased visibility and recognition for all stakeholders.
    Employment opportunity for the youth.

  • SprintOpen or Close

    Athletics is one of the prioritized sports disciplines in Keralabased on the performance at National and International level. For performance enhancement, training at grass root level across the state , with interschool and inter district tournaments has to be promoted.Hence, Athletics has to be selected as a top priority sports discipline to provide continous training for school going children in the state ,between the age group of 5-12 years which aims to bring up talented children from sub urban, rural, tribal and other less tapped areas by catching those young.
    Kerala now has in place a state-of-the-art ASTRA facility in place at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium at Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Grass Root programme in Combat SportsOpen or Close

    Grass root Programme in Combat Sports aims at devoloping combat sports like Taekwondo, Boxing and Judo Skills to equipping our children for defense and enabling them to excelin National and International tournaments.

  • Achievement of ExcellenceOpen or Close

    Achievement of Excellence through International Partnership was envisaged as part of the new initiatives taken by the government of Kerala for the development of sports in the State. This will be on the lines of international standards.
    The scheme is being successfully implemented by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs in association with the government of Victoria, Australia. As per the scheme, it will facilitate sharing of knowledge and provide expert assistance to stakeholders for improving the current situation and achieve international excellence in sports.