Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ ক্রীড়া শিক্ষা প্রতিষ্ঠান, Bangladesh Sports Education Institute) is the national sports institute of Bangladesh. It is residential and is located at Savar, about 28 kilometres (17 mi) north-west of the capital, Dhaka, and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of the Sriti Soudho. It is a government-funded autonomous institution.
History and management
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan was established in 1986 with the objective of developing sports in Bangladesh. BKSP is run by a Board of Governors, which is headed by the Minister of Youth and Sports. Brigadier General Md Rashidul Hasan has been the Director General of BKSP since March 2019.
Students receive a general education as well as specialized sports training. The education extends from secondary school level to university degree level. The college is fully residential. Students are accommodated in four hostels for boys and one for girls. They receive food, medical treatment and sports materials. Tuition fees are determined on the basis of family income. Most of the teachers also live at the campus.
The sports taught at BKSP are cricket, football, table tennis, archery, athletics, karate, boxing, judo, basketball, swimming, hockey, volleyball, gymnastics, shooting, tennis, taekwondo and wushu. Students must pass tests to be accepted into BKSP.
The institute’s cricket team has played in various competitions in Bangladesh since the academy’s founding. It began playing List A cricket in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League and T20 cricket in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League. Many of its players have gone on to represent Bangladesh.
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