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Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports29-November, 2012 16:02 IST
Proposed schemes for promotion of sports

 

          The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Jitendra Singh has said that details of sports promotional schemes of Sports Authority of India (SAI) are as follows:

 

(i)      Under the “National Sports Talent Contest Scheme (NSTC)”, children in the age           group of  8 to 14 years are trained in indigenous games & martial arts;

 

(ii)             Under the “Army Boys Sports Company Scheme (ABSC)”,  children in the age group of 8 to 16 are imparted training in 13 sports disciplines;   

 

(iii)           SAI’s Training Centres(STC): There are 58 STC residential training Centres across the country and the children in the age group of 12 to 18 are imparted training in 28 sports disciplines.

 

(iv)           Under the “Scheme of Special Area Games(SAG)”, children in the age group of 12 to 18 years from inaccessible tribal, rural and coastal areas of the country are imparted training in modern competitive sports on both residential and non-residential basis. There are 20 SAG Centres across the country.

 

(v)             Under the “Centre of Excellence (COE)”, trainees in the age group of 12 to 25   and           above are imparted training. Under the COE, those sportspersons who    have shown performance at National level competitions are trained for   preparing national teams for international mega events like Olympic, Asian        Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.

 

(vi)          The “Come and Play Scheme” was introduced in 2011-12 for spotting and nurturing talent in the age group of 8-17 years in the SAI’s stadia in Delhi and       its      regional centres in different parts of the country in all popular Sports          disciplines   like Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Kabaddi, Lawn Tennis, Swimming, Table   Tennis, Taekwando & Wrestling.

 

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today Shri Jitendra Singh said, scheme-wise details of number of medals won by SAI’s trainees at national and international tournaments/games during 2009-10 to 2011-12 are given in Annexure.

 

Click here to see Annexure

 

 

              

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