Who would have thought Esports will have such an immense impact all over the world be it becoming one of the strongest market hub for Esports to winning tournaments all over the world and now opening a dedicated school for ardent gamers to learn the nuances of Esports which clearly indicate that India has come a long way.
Taking to recent development in the field of Esports in India, Whistling Woods International School located in Mumbai ,Maharastra have started a new initiative where they will be offering two programmes- BBA and MBA in Sports and Esports management.
These courses will be offered under Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth and development which is an institute of national importance.
Taking about this new initiative, Meghana Puri who is currently serving as the president of Whistling Woods International said ““We at WWI endeavour to provide diverse platforms to aspirants to expand their perspective and scope, and with the introduction of the School of Sports and Esports Management, we aim to develop them into major contributors to the future success of the national and global sports and esports industries.
“With the multiple domains that we have expertise in, WWI is uniquely placed to provide valuable synergies to the students pursuing the sports & esports management courses in our institution,” she added.
Speaking more about this new initative Subash Ghai, Founder and Chairman of WWI said while announcing the launch that as an institute we are aspiring to make an impact in the field of dynamic media and entertainment industry and keeping this vision in mind we have started dedicated courses for traditional and esports management,
“As an institute, we have always strived to stay with the trends of the dynamic media and entertainment industry and this vision has led us to introduce the School of Sports & Esports Management. These industries are on a huge growth path and a lot of career opportunities are opening in these domains. There is, therefore, a tremendous need for trained and well-informed specialists with comprehensive knowledge in these sectors and the WWI School for Sports & Esports Management aims to fulfill this requirement.”
As per FICCI and reports from different media outlets, India is expected to produce more than 1.5 crore esports player in 2025 and female occupancy in this process will occupy 30 percent also the industry in India is expected to become more than 1100 crore industry in 2025.