Reliance Foundation Youth Sports is a country-wide, multi-sport platform for school and college athletes. The platform was established to encourage a sporting culture in schools and colleges and to enable India’s next champions.
Started in 2016-17 with football as the launch sport, RFYS added athletics as the second sport during the 2017-18 season. The pan-India platform has received incredible participation with over 70,000 athletes and over 4,000 institutes participating in the 2017-18 season. The best athletes are given scholarships and an opportunity to be scouted by professional clubs and teams.
RFYS also aims to enable the ecosystem of sport through improvements in infrastructure, skill development of PE teachers, digital empowerment and by creating sporting heroes.