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Daily News Analysis


11th January, 2023 MISCELLANEOUS

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  • The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions has organized the “Nari Samagam & Spardha”; Women Sports Meet in New Delhi on 11th January 2023.
  • Olympian and CWG Medalist Vinesh Phogat (Wrestler) interacted with women athletes.
    • Vinesh Phogat is the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in both Commonwealth and Asian Games.
    • She is the only Indian woman wrestler to win multiple medals at the World Wrestling Championships.
  • Objectives
    • To increase awareness and to enhance women's participation in sports and cultural activities.
    • To adopt healthier lifestyles and increase self-esteem, teamwork and confidence.
    • To improve social skills and positive mental health.