Mission Shakti is an initiative by Maharashtra minister Sudhir Mungantiwar to train athletes from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli for international events like the Olympics. Aamir Khan was a part of the launch function of the same which took place on Sunday.
Aamir Khan addressed the crowd and said, “I don’t remember much that I learnt in school except sports. It teaches us how to complete tasks through teamwork. It trains us to handle the situation during ups and downs.”
He also felicitated a team of tribal mountaineers who had recently climed the Mount Everest as a part of Mission Shaurya. Mungantiwar said youth from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli, through Mission Shakti, will get a chance to win medals and laurels for India in international events.