The First Sports University in Assam, Sri Sri Aniruddhadeva Sports University in Chabua, Dibrugarh, was inaugurated earlier today by India’s Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Sri Sarbananda Sonowal. The minister resorted to social media to express his joy, stating that this world-class institute will provide a global platform of excellence to athletes of the region.
The Government of Assam created the first sports university in India’s north-eastern area in the city of Chabua, Dibrugarh. The institution is committed to providing high-quality education in sport sciences, physical education, and related fields.
The major goal of this institution is to train top-tier sports scientists, physical educators, and coaches, as well as world-class researchers in sport psychology, exercise science, sports biomechanics, sports medicine, sports physiotherapy, and health education, sports technology, and sports analytics. The university’s goal is to develop professionals as well as sports entrepreneurs for a competitive worldwide employment market. It further intends to provide world-class facilities for training elite athletes in order to increase India’s medal tally in International Sports Competitions.