MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING
New Delhi, the 1st March, 2021
S.O. 975(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (s) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007 (11 of 2007), read with sub-rule (1) of rule 6 of the Sports Broadcast Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Rules, 2007, and in supersession of the notifications of the Government of India in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting number S.O. 302(E), dated the 27th January, 2017 and S.O. 56(E), dated the 2nd January, 2020, the Central Government hereby notifies following events as sporting events of national importance, namely:-
1. Summer Olympics
2. Commonwealth Games
3. Asian Games
4. Special Olympics
6. Events relating to the following sports,-
a) Davis Cup-All matches featuring India;
b) Grand Slam Tournaments,-Finals of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles and all matches featuring Indian player from quarter-finals onwards; and
c) Grand Slam Tournaments, – All such matches featuring Indian player in men’s doubles, Women’s doubles or Mixed doubles from quarter-finals onwards.
a) World Cup – All matches featuring India and semi-finals and finals;
b) Champions Trophy – All matches featuring India and finals; and
c) Indira Gandhi Gold Cup for Women-Semi-finals and finals.
a) World Cup – Opening match, semi-finals and finals;
b) Asia Cup – All matches featuring India and semi-finals and finals; and
c) Santosh Trophy – Semi-finals and finals.
D. Khelo India Games
a) Khelo India Games;
b) Khelo India School Games;
c) Khelo India Youth Games;
d) Khelo India University Games;
e) Khelo India Games for differently abled persons;
f) Khelo India Games for Indigenous Sports.
NEERJA SEKHAR, Add. Secy.