27 Dec 2022

Khelo India: Medal Winners Will Get Rs 5 Lakh Per Year For Training

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Thakur felicitated the sports talents of the year 2020 at the Madhya Pradesh Shikhar Khel Alankaran ceremony at Rabindra Bhawan, Bhopal. On this occasion, the logo of Khelo India Youth Games-2022 to be held in Madhya Pradesh was also unveiled.

There will be excellent sports structures in the state, players will get all the facilities: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that sports-friendly environment is being created in the entire Madhya Pradesh. Sports infrastructure is being developed at every district, block and panchayat level. Not only will there be excellent sports infrastructure in the state, along with this every facility will be made available to the players for sports. Madhya Pradesh will become number-1 in sports also.

Players who bring medals in Olympic Games will be made DSP and Deputy Collector: Chief Minister Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh is continuously moving forward in sports. We will leave no stone unturned in organizing the Khelo India Youth Games. Chouhan said that players who bring medals in Olympic Games will be made DSP and Deputy Collector. 

The CM said players who win medals in the Khelo India Games will be given five lakh rupees every year for training. He said that a better stadium of international standard is being constructed at Barkheda Nathu in Bhopal.

Talented players of the state feted: CM Chouhan and Union Minister Thakur felicitated the talented players of the state with Khel Alankaran Awards for the year 2020 and released a souvenir containing the achievements of the awardees. Olympic Association President Ramesh Mendola, General Secretary Madhya Pradesh Boxing Olympic Association Digvijay Singh and a large number of players were present.

Abhay Chhajlani was given the Life Time Achievement Award for the upliftment of sports in Madhya Pradesh.

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