Kerala State Sports Council was established in 1954 under Charitable Societies Registration Act and reconstituted in 1974 for promoting sports in Kerala. Kerala State Sports Council is a statutory body formed as per Kerala Sports Act 2000 (Act 2 of 2001). The Kerala Sports Council has been dissolved and Kerala State Sports Council came into existence and is at present functioning as per Kerala Sports Act 2000 and Kerala Sports Rules 2008. Centralised Sports Hostels, School Sports Hostels , College Sports Hostels , Rural Coaching Centres , Sports Training Centres and Day Boarding Centres are functioning under Kerala State Sports Council. It has also started Elite Training Centres for Athletics, Volleyball and Swimming. In the year 2017 Kerala State Sports Council has launched an ambitious project -Operation Olympia aiming Olympic medals at 2024 Olympics.