Kapil Dev appointed Chancellor of Haryana Sports University
Chandigarh: Former India captain Kapil Dev has been today appointed as the first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University in Rai town of Sonepat district.
Haryana Youth and Sports Minister Anil Vij informed about the same today.
Kapil Dev will be the first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University at Rai, Sonepat
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) September 14, 2019
The Sports University of Haryana is the third such university in India after Swarnim Gujarat Sports University in Gandhinagar in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University in Chennai. It will be the first full-fledged sports university in the state.
With an aim to promote sports education in the areas of sports sciences, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching, the Haryana state assembly passed the Sports University of Haryana Bill of 2019 in August to establish and incorporate a sports university.