Thomas Cook India Inks Contract with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, for the Khelo India School Games.

c0555936-1349-4e94-97de-f1ea9ace8004Thomas Cook India has partnered with the Government of India for the path-breaking Khelo India School Games, a vital part of the Khelo India Programme. This is a transformational initiative of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to create a vibrant sports eco-system, revive sports culture at a grass-root level and establish India as a great sporting nation.

Thomas Cook India was selected as Hospitality Partner for the Khelo India School Games, held during January 31 – February 8, 2018 in New Delhi, where India’s Under-17 athletes were invited to participate across 16 disciplines.

The company had set up a dedicated team of 160 members during the Khelo India School Games to project drive this strategic initiative. The Team successfully did its bit by providing both accommodation and meals for an approximately 5000 strong contingent- for a duration of 10 nights, around approximately 100 properties in Delhi.  A herculean effort, indeed!

9921493f-d7ee-4487-8bba-07dddb4625aaThe Khelo India programme inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi is inspirational in its aim to scout young talent from schools in various disciplines, groom them as future champions and  to encourage and nurture the sporting culture of the Nation. Consequently, it is an honour for us at Thomas Cook India to have been selected as the partner by the Government for this unique initiative.

Congratulations Hiten, Primly and our MICE team for having handled such a humongous task so efficiently!