About Us

About Us

The department of Sports and Youth Welfare is committed to provide the players of Madhya Pradesh, both from rural and urban areas, with comprehensive facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure, in an effort to overall enhance their performance and prospects. The government of Madhya Pradesh is making every possible effort for the evolution of sports in Madhya Pradesh with an ambition to bring more laurels to the state.

Our Vision

“Identify the sports talent of Madhya Pradesh at the grass root level and provide state of the art training facilities to assure optimal performance of players.”

Provide a safe environment away from home that nurtures and develops the individual talents of each student-athlete. Identify, develop and prepare student-athletes to be a world-class sports person and provide them with a foundation for success. Enhance the tactical and technical skills of Academy athletes through participation in top-rated national and international tournaments.

Awards Received by the Department
  • Mukhyamantri Puraskar – 2009
  • Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar – 2010
  • Admiral Kohli Award- Awarded for promoting Sailing sports activities in the state
  • National  E-Governance Award I.T.C. Tools – The Indian Government awarded a silver medal for our outstanding work in the area of I.T.Tools
  • Laadli Media award from U.N.F.P.A

Yashodhara Raje Scindia
Honourable Minister

Department of Sports & Youth Welfare, Technical Education, Skill Development & Employment

Pankaj Rag

Mr. Pankaj Rag
                   IAS

Principal Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Pawan Kumar Jain
Pavan Kumar Jain
                IPS

Special DG & Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Vinod Pradhan
Dr. Vinod Pradhan

Joint Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

B. S. Yadav
Mr. B. S. Yadav

Joint Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Mr. Jose Chako

Deputy Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Mrs. Vani Sahu

Youth Welfare Officer, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Mr. Jameel Ahmad

Sports Officer, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Mr. Vikas Kharadkar

Assistant Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Shipra Srivastava

Assistant Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Krishna Kant Khare

Assistant Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh

Mr. Sanjeev Gupta

Assistant Director,
(Adventure)

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