The organisations will collaborate on key research and programmatic interventions including capacity building in sports and physical literacy. Also ecosystem-level monitoring and evaluation protocols. These focus areas will drive forward the objectives of universal access and universal participation, and further, provide a data-driven roadmap to interventions and approaches.
About the partnership, Ms Vita Jalaj Dani, Director & Promotor, ELMS Sports Foundation said, ‘ELMS Sports Foundation is committed to accelerating the development of sports in India as a critical agent of change to ensure healthy and happy children, empowered coaches and PE teachers. We look forward to working with the Sports and Society Accelerator to build knowledge material, approaches and frameworks from which every Indian can benefit.’
Mr. Nandan Kamath, Co-Founder, Sports and Society Accelerator, added ‘We feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with the ELMS Sports Foundation team. Together, we hope to create a platform for sports, physical activity and physical literacy among various stakeholders. Like ELMS Sports Foundation, we believe in the fundamental value of furthering access, participation, inclusion and equality, and look forward to combining forces to build these public goods.’