29 August 72 players were respected
Public Sports Day is being granted public games grants each year. This year, 5 sportspersons are being given Arjuna Awards to 27 sportspersons.
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has declared a significant increment in the prize cash for the Sports Award this year. Sports Day is praised in the nation on the event of the birthday of amazing hockey player Major Dhyan Chand and the sportspersons of the nation are respected around the same time. This year, the Sports Ministry has declared a measure of Rs 25 lakh to the player who won the Khel Ratna and Rs 15 lakh to Arjun Award Vijta.
Dronacharya Award reserves additionally changed
The primary Sports Ratna awardee got a money prize of Rs 7.5 lakh and arjun grant victor rs 5 lakh. The measure of Dronacharya (Lifetime) grants used to be five lakh rupees which has been made rs 15 lakh before. 10 lakh will be given to the standard Dronacharya awardees who were prior rs 5 lakh. The measure of Dhyan Chand awardees was expanded from 5 lakh to 10 lakh rupees.
“The prize cash was last expanded in 2008. On the off chance that the pay rates and profit of the individuals in the various fields have expanded, for what reason wouldn’t it be able to happen to the players.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday safeguarded the administration’s choice to grant the National Sports Award to a record 74 sportspersons, including five Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (Rajeev Khel Ratn) this year, which is in effect firmly scrutinized. “Our players have improved their exhibition universally,” Rijiju said on Saturday. At the point when our players perform better, they ought to be valued and compensated. On the off chance that the administration doesn’t respect their accomplishments, it will lessen the excitement of India’s developing donning ability,” he said.
“Subsequently, the exhibition of Indian sportspersons has been obviously superior to in earlier years, which likewise prompted the expansion in the quantity of awardees,” the games serve stated, including that his service didn’t settle on sports grants as the champs were chosen by the Independent Committee headed by a previous Supreme Court judge.