Residential Sports Hostel

Sports hostel is one of the most important schemes of Sports Department. Under this scheme, sports players are selected through different district and state level selection/ trial and for the selected promising players a special 15 day central training camp is organized. During the last days of this training camp sports players are selected by Sports Committee of Experts for admissions in the sports hostel. Under this scheme, according to the following table boys/ girls gets admission in various sports, under which they are offered accommodation facility, food facility, education, medicine, sports kit, equipments and many more. In fact, on a individual sports player a amount of Rs. 89,950/- is expensed. Presently, there are 36 residential hostels in 18 districts that are specialized in 16 sports. In these hostels total number of boys students is 630 and girls students is 110 that is total of 740 students. Details of residential hostel are as follows:

S.No Name of Sport Category District Set number
1 Hockey Boys Lucknow 28
    Boys Varanasi 27
    Boys Rampur 27
    Boys Saifai, Etawah 27
    Girls Lucknow 30
2 Swimming Boys Lucknow 20
3 Volleyball Boys Faizabad 15
    Boys Allahabad 15
    Boys Banda 15
    Boys Deoria 15
    Girls Lucknow 15
4 Gymnastics Boys Agra 15
    Girls Lucknow 10
5 Athletics Boys Allahabad 30
    Boys Saifai, Etawah 25
    Girls Lucknow 20
6 Cricket Boys Kanpur 25
    Boys Meerut 25
    Boys Fatehpur 25
    Boys Deoria 25
7 Football Boys Varanasi 27
    Boys Faizabad 27
    Boys Bareilly 27
8 Badminton Boys Mayohall, Allahabad 15
9 Table Tennis Boys Agra 10
10 Basketball Boys Gorakhpur 20
    Girls Akra 20
11 Kabaddi Boys Amethi 15
    Girls Agra 15
12 Wrestling Boys Meerut 20
    Boys Gorakhpur 20
13 Boxing Boys Meerut 15
    Boys Jhansi 15
14 Handball Boys Amethi 15
15 Judo Boys Saharanpur 25
16 Archery Boys Sonbhadra 20

Under hostel scheme a provision of Rs.323.95 lacs for boys and Rs. 52.80 lacs for girls has been made.

In the year 2014-2015 sports players of different sports hostels have won 22 gold medals, 26 silver medals and 17 bronze medals. Moreover, sports players participated in 01 international and 129 state level competitions.

Total Number of constructed Hostel Buildings-16

Agra Jhansi Banda Lucknow Bareilly Meerut Rampur Amethi Varanasi
Gorakhpur Kanpur Saifai (Etawah) Faizabad Allahabad Fatehpur Azamgarh    

Total Number of constructed Dormitories-08

Lucknow (200 बेडेड) Saharanpur Agra (80 बेडेड) Muzzafarnagar (56 Bedded) Mathura (64 Bedded) Hardoi Sonbhadra (Boys / Girls) Kaushambhi

Total Number of Dormitories under-construction-02

Mau (56 Bedded) Ambedkar Nagar (64 Bedded)