Chattisgarh CM Raman Singh says state will develop sports village, set-up sports authority

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Leader Minister Raman Singh on Monday said that the nation authorities will broaden a ‘Khelgaon’ (sports activities village) in Bilaspur district and set up a state-level sports authority.

“The sports activities expertise will be supported, nurtured and groomed to excel on the sector level like the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and Asiad,” Singh said, speak at a state recreation awards distribution right at Raipur.

He felicitated as many as 103 sportspersons and coaches.

Rajnandgaon-based totally hockey participant Renuka Yadav (22) who become a part of 16-member Indian women’s hockey squad for Rio Olympics was also felicitated with a unique award of Rs 10 lakh.

The sports activities schooling center at Bilaspur can be developed as a Khelgaon and a kingdom degree sports authority may be constituted for Chhattisgarh, the Leader Minister said.

A pension scheme for the sports-humans who’re above 60 years vintage and who have taken element in Olympics, Commonwealth Video games or Asiad may be launched, he said.File photo of Raman Singh. PTI

also, a twist of fate insurance scheme might be started out for the games, he brought.

A motion plan to nurture the sports activities talent for the following ten years may be drafted, he said.

“The young expertise among the age group of eight to 12 years will be diagnosed at district, division, and nation level and may be provided education in diverse sports activities. The players will be selected for character Games like athletics, swimming, archery…the one’s players (in the age institution 12-16 yrs) whose performance is on par with national level players will be directly selected for the training,” the CM said.


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The sports-people working in the police force and different authorities departments could be despatched to the countrywide degree academies for schooling. Those who win medals at the national level too will be despatched for schooling at countrywide academies at the feet of the government, the CM brought.

Singh also introduced a class-II task for Renuka Yadav in the state sports branch after she passes std 12th.

Laxmirani Manjhi, who become a part of Indian archery crew at the Rio Olympics, became also felicitated.