Indian Esports Update: FEAI meets MoS Meity Rajeev Chandrashekhar to discuss the policy related to Esports in India

The Federation of Electronic Sports in India recently met Ministry of State Electronics & Information Technology Rajeev Chandrashekhar and submitted their policy paper for Esports and this came after Government of India recently advocated for AVGC(Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Effects).

The policy paper submitted by FEAI was focussed on promoting India’s talent in the field of Esports. They also submitted a framework of developing a strong gaming ecosystem in the country in wide variety of domains which include-spectrum of talent, business, Job creation, education and revenue generation of India with the regional centre of excellence.

One of the founding member of Federation of Electronic Association of India talked about their perspectives and India’s emerging AVGC sector for creating an ecosystem for developing the Indian Esports industry.

“In guidance of the Hon’ble PMO towards India’s emerging AVGC sector, we are thankful for Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar ji to have met us and understand FEAI’s perspective on an effective policy intervention, anchored by the Government of India, towards formalisation of the Esports and allied industries, including AVGC, to create an enabling ecosystem to support the Indian industry”.

Taking about the reach of gaming industry in India it can be perfectly summed up as we stands in top 5 countries who have immense scope of mobile gaming.

Based on reports from different media outlets, the sector of mobile gaming in India will be worth 3 lac crore in next 2 years. Taking about the current esports user playing in India is close to 1.7 million and there are some professional athletes who have brought laurels for the nation at the International stage and with Asian games coming later this year it is expected from India to bag some medals in the field of Esports in the marquee event. Esports will also be played as an exhibition game in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.