Gaming and esports company, Penta Esports on Thursday said it has partnered with the Federation of Electronic Sports Associations India (FEAI) to promote grassroots esports in India.
With this partnership, Penta Esports along with FEAI will take esports to every corner of India through tournaments, leagues, campaigns and initiatives around awareness on esports being a viable career option. A major point of focus of these offerings would be college and university level engagement, according to the official statement.Penta Esports, Founder and CEO, Anurag Khurana said, “A big area of focus at Penta Esports has always been grassroots esports and our vision to usher growth in this space is aligned with FEAI. This collaboration will provide an impetus to our efforts and we can reach out to more aspiring esports athletes by leveraging FEAI and its strong associations across the country.”
Vaibhav Dange, Founding Director & Member, Federation of Electronic Sports Associations India said, “As the apex national body for esports in India, we seek to facilitate a policy-centred esports outlook that aims to address a strong talent development ecosystem that covers the spectrum of talent, businesses, job creation, education, and revenue generation for India with regional centres of excellence. The overall ecosystem has to be strengthened for it and we are excited about the potential of our association with Penta Esports in rapidly accelerating the growth of esports across the country.”