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Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
13-August-2014 16:02 IST
Sports promotion schemes by SAI

            The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that Sports Authority of India (SAI) implements various Sports Promotional Schemes, the details of which are as under:-

 

1.     National Sports Talent Contest (NSTC)

2.     Army Boys Sports Companies (ABSC)

3.     SAI Training Centre (STC)

4.     Special Area Games (SAG)

5.     Extension Centres of STC/SAG

6.     Centres of Excellence (COE)

           

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today Shri Sonowal said, the trainees selected under SAI Schemes are provided boarding and lodging, sports kit, competition exposure, educational allowance, medical and insurance as per scheme norms. The stadium-wise funds spent by SAI on the maintenance of stadia during the last three years is as under:           

                                                                                                                            (Rs. in lakhs)           

 

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

(Prov.)

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

2292.92

1335.80

1284.84

Indira Gandhi Stadium

510.98

905.74

1378.49

Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

1005.76

1166.98

831.54

Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Swimming Pool Complex

528.55

624.71

733.28

Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges

259.57

373.75

384.90

Total

4597.78

4406.98

4613.05

 

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