It is universally accepted that sports is an essential prerequisite for good health. There is no better platform to bring all the youth in a single track, lure away from the evils of society and increase their social values. The main aim of the Department is to improve and develop sports infrastructure in the State, as also to search and nurture sports talents. With this in view, the department lays special emphasis on creation of sports facilities at the district, sub-division and block level, to ensure participation of maximum number in sports and games. Emphasis is also given to promote vulnerable sections like women, schedule tribes and schedule castes in sporting arena.