Indian Badminton League, which was formed recently along with the commercial partner Sporty Solutionz launched new programme called Indian Badminton League School Programme (IBLSP) for promotion of badminton all over India.
Key features of Indian Badminton League School Programme (IBLSP)
• Under Indian Badminton League School Programme (IBLSP), badminton players such as PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa, Jwala Gutta, Pullela Gopichand and Saina Nehwal will visit 120 schools in six cities of India.
• The programme is also known as Shuttle Express.
• The programme will offer a cash prize of 10 lakh Rupees to winners in girls as well as boys single events. These events will be held in six cities of India- Pune, Lucknow, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai. The finalists of the event will be given an opportunity to become trainers a Pullela Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad.
• Indian Badminton League School Programme (IBLSP) said that this programme will be initiated in three phases in order to find out new badminton players through intra-school competition that will be held in July 2013. The national level finals will take place in August 2013 in Mumbai.
The Indian Badminton League
• The Indian Badminton League partners include Jain International School (Bangalore), Genesis Global School, Expressway (Delhi NCR), Jamnabai Narsee, Juhu Parle (Mumbai), La Martiniere Boys (Lucknow), Indus World School (Hyderabad) and Symbiosis Primary & Secondary School (Pune).
• The Indian Badminton League will take place from 14 August 2013 to 31 August 2013. It will feature some of the top most badminton players of the world.
• The Indian Badminton League will be shown in more than 100 countries of the world through live telecast.