Madhya Pradesh is set to launch its first online gaming industry named “MP State Esports Academy” to provide the young esports player an opportunity and platform to advance to a professional level.
The academy focuses on training aspiring gaming and esports professionals. An esports tournament will be held, selecting the top players for admission. 80% of the seats are reserved for gamers from Madhya Pradesh, while the remaining seats are open to gamers from all over the country. Anyone can participate in the tournament to compete for a spot at the academy.
MP Junior Esports Championship: A 10-day Talent Search Tournament for Young Enthusiasts
The state-wide MP Junior Esports Championship is scheduled to take place between July 27 and August 7, specifically focusing on esports enthusiasts aged between 12 and 17 years. The sports department will be responsible for organizing the 10-day tournament, providing a platform for young participants to engage and showcase their skills in the games.
MP’s Esports Academy: Fostering Traditional and Advanced Sports for Youth Development
The Esports Academy is established with the primary goal of promoting sports that are represented in the Asian Games and Olympics. Additionally, it seeks to blend traditional and modern sports. The Esports Academy in MP will be one of the nation’s pioneering academies, providing young individuals with a chance to develop their skills in these emerging sports alongside traditional sports. The selected esports athletes will receive 12 months of intensive coaching and top-quality esports education, entirely free of charge,from the government.
Esports in India: Rising Recognition and Projected Growth in the Gaming Industry
The Asian Games 2022 and Commonwealth Games 2022 have both recently integrated the Esports sector as a medal sport and a pilot event, respectively. Presently, Esports gaming in India is experiencing a significant upsurge. Based on a recent analysis, the esports industry is projected to grow fourfold and attain INR 1,100 crore by 2025. Recognizing India as a potential market for the future, prominent esports companies worldwide are venturing into the country.
Key takeaways for competitive examinations
- Sports minister of Madhya Pradesh: Yashodhara Raje Scindia