• Hon’ble Chief Minister

    Yogi Adityanath

    Hon’ble Chief Minister, UP

  • Shri Girish Chandra Yadav

    Shri Girish Chandra Yadav

    Minister of State,
    Department of Sports & Youth Welfare, UP

  • Shri Alok Kumar

    Shri Alok Kumar

    Principal Secretary,
    Sports Department, UP

  • Shri Suhas L.Y., IAS

    Shri Suhas L.Y., IAS

    Sports Department, UP

  • Dr R P Singh, Director

    Dr. R P Singh

    Sports Directorate, Lucknow, UP

State Initiative for Development of Sports

The importance of sports and fitness in one’s life is invaluable. Playing sports inculcates team spirit, develops strategic & analytical thinking, leadership skills, goal setting and risk taking. A fit and healthy individual leads to an equally healthy society and strong nation.

District-wise Sports Infrastructure



Sports has always been an integral part of Uttar Pradesh’s culture and important aspect of life such that we could say that Uttar Pradesh has a rich sports heritage like it’s cultural heritage from where various new sports persons of different disciplines have emerged out excellently and have resulted in glory of the State in realms of sports. Thus, to grow and encourage promising talent in Uttar Pradesh, a Sports Department has been setup by Government of Uttar Pradesh that solely works to bring about qualitative improvement in the performance of sports persons by offering them all the essential facilities to excel in their respective sports.


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