He said, “Our motive for starting this university is to give education status to sports.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and PWD Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday reviewed the design layout and timeline of the upcoming Delhi Sports University.
She said that the varsity will identify students, and match their athletic skills to the sport they are apt for.
Karnam Malleswari, India's first woman Olympic medal winner has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi Sports University.
Malleswari won bronze in weightlifting at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Stating that the varsity will be a unique institution in the world of sports, Sisodia said the institution will confer degrees up to the PhD level.