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IIT Kharagpur ties with PGBA Bangalore

THE ASIAN AGE. | RITWIK MUKHERJEE
Published : Apr 2, 2019, 6:19 am IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2019, 6:19 am IST

The ultimate objective is to promote health and well being within the scope of academics and extra-academic activities, top IIT-KGP officials said.

Similar training programmes and advisory modules will also be developed for the students and coaches of IIT-KGP in the field of sports in general and badminton in particular. (Photo: PTI/File)
 Similar training programmes and advisory modules will also be developed for the students and coaches of IIT-KGP in the field of sports in general and badminton in particular. (Photo: PTI/File)

Kolkata: There are a lot that sports can embrace from science and technology and vice versa. And with this in view, IIT Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) has teamed up with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy (PGBA), Bangalore. The thrust areas of the collaboration include developing training programmes by IIT-KGP focusing on happiness and well being for enhancing the quality of performance and resilience. Players and coaches from PGBA are expected to benefit from these programmes. Further the coaches will also be trained on how to use that knowledge while training players. Similar training programmes and advisory modules will also be developed for the students and coaches of IIT-KGP in the field of sports in general and badminton in particular. The ultimate objective is to promote health and well being within the scope of academics and extra-academic activities, top IIT-KGP officials said.

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