Thomas Cook India partners with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports for Khelo India
Mumbai: Thomas Cook (India) has partnered with the Government of India for the Khelo India School Games, a part of the Khelo India Program initiative of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to create a sports ecosystem and revive sports culture at a grass root level in India.
Thomas Cook India was selected as Hospitality Partner for the Khelo India School Games, held from January 31-February 8, 2018 in New Delhi, where India’s Under-17 athletes were invited to participate across 16 disciplines.
Thomas Cook India had set up a dedicated team of 160 members during the Khelo India School Games to project drive this strategic initiative. The team has successfully executed the partnership by providing both accommodation and meals for an approximately 5000-strong contingent for a duration of 10 nights.
Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head- Leisure Travel, MICE, Thomas Cook (India), said, “The Khelo India program is inspirational in its aim to scout young talent from schools in various disciplines, groom them as future champions and thereby, serve to catalyze the sporting culture of the nation. It is hence, truly an honor for us at Thomas Cook India to have been selected to partner with the Government of India for this unique initiative.”