Khelo India Winter Games 2023

Khelo India Winter Games 2023

The third edition of the Khelo India Winter Games is being held in the picturesque town of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir and is running from February 10 to 14.

The Khelo India scheme was launched to increase the sports skills of the youth in the country and also to increase the sports infrastructure. Since the scheme’s launch, the Khelo India committee working under the sports ministry has been organizing several games like Khelo India Youth Games, Khelo India Winter Games, etc. 

About Khelo India Winter Games 2023
This is the third edition, which means the games have been conducted twice and this is the third time. More than 1500 participants from 29 states and Union Territories of India are competing in nine winter sports events.

The Khelo India Winter Games 2023 are jointly organised by Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and the Winter Games Association of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Previous Khelo India Winter Games

Leh played host to the 2021 edition of the Khelo India Winter Games. And the 2020 edition was held in Gulmarg. Games held are skiing, figure skating, snowshoe running, ice stock sports, Nordic skiing, ice hockey, speed skating, mountaineering, snow rugby, etc.

57 km southwest from Srinagar,  Gulmarg, which literally means 'Meadow of Flowers', is endowed with nature’s bounty in the form of snow-capped Himalayan mountains, lakes and streams. Located in the Pir Panjal Range, Gulmarg, is also alluring to the discerning golfers who come here to play golf in the world's highest green golf course. Gulmarg is world famous Ski destination,