Devendra Fadnavis launches ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’

On 15th September 2017, Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr.Devendra Fadnavis launched the ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’ initiative through which 10 lakh (1 million) students across the state would play football, in Mumbai. The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 is to happen for the first time in India and in Maharashtra. In a move to support it, Mission 1 Million was planned by Maharashtra Sports Minister Mr.Vinod Tawde. During the launch, Mr.Fadnavis played football for a short while in the Bombay Gymkhana. Also school students including visually challenged kids played football.  This mission would not only create football players, but also help in the overall development of Maharashtra.