IIT Kharagpur has collaborated with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy and will develop training programmes, focussing on happiness and well-being of players.
A delegation from IIT Kharagpur led by Director Prof P P Chakrabarti met Gopichand in New Delhi on March 30 in this regard.
- “Players and coaches from PGBA will benefit from these programs. Further the coaches will also be trained on how to use that knowledge while training players,” a statement from IIT-KGP said.
- Under the collaboration, IIT-KGP will also set up a Sports Academy in collaboration with Gopichand.
- “I am also very happy to know of a Sports Academy that is coming up at IIT Kharagpur and look forward to contributing to its development,” Gopichand said in the statement.