Govt supporting sportspersons to obtain maximum participation in Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kiren Rijiju


The government is supporting sportspersons through National Sports Federations for their training, foreign exposures and competitions to obtain maximum participation in the Tokyo Olympics, 2020.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju told the Rajya Sabha today that under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) customized training and allied facilities are being made available to medal prospects and high achievers.

Besides, ‘out of pocket allowance' of fifty thousand rupees per month is being given to the sports-persons included in TOPS for meeting their contingent and miscellaneous expenses. (AIR NEWS)

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