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The government of India now officially give eSports acknowledgment as a part of 'Multi-Sport' Event

By Tanisha Wankhade | Dec 29, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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A big moment for eSports industry has come as the government of India has now officially acknowledged esports as part of the “multisports” event under The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The government has now officially given esports recognition as part of the “multisports” event under The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The government of India now officially give eSports acknowledgment as a part of ‘Multi-Sport’ Event.

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Last night noted a memorable moment for esports in India as the government has officially acknowledged it as part of the “multisports event” sector under The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Matters associated to online gaming will be under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology purview.

The eSports industry finally received recognization as a ‘Multi-Sport’ Event

This is a pretty massive deal for the esports ecosystem within the country, which has been one of the fastest-growing industries in the country. Over the past few years, questions have been raised against online gaming and esports, but a large part of those concerns usually stem from games/apps that tend to focus on real-money elements.

Accordingly, it looks like to be a ton of conflation around online “gambling” and online gaming within the country. Nonetheless, there are sufficient great games with huge capacity in the country for instance Valorant, formerly BGMI, and several others. It will be fascinating to discern what kind of ripple consequences this will have industry-wide and which games and tournaments authorize as esports.

Esports is one of the most profitable sectors in India and is bound to improve by jumps and edges in the following few years. Even though the industry has demonstrated enormous ability, there has always been the danger of a steep decrease warned on the government’s decision to ban particular games.

“Today can be said to be the greatest day in Indian Esports history. The collective efforts of the entire gaming fraternity along with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports have finally reaped its rewards. We can now proudly consider Esports a legitimate sport in India,” said Rohit Jagasia, Founder and CEO of Revenant Esports.

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