Govt to recruit 280 coaches in Sports activities Dept: Minister Dhaliwal
Amritsar, January 23
The state authorities will appoint 280 new coaches within the Sports activities Division. This was acknowledged by Cupboard Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal throughout a dialogue organised on sports activities infrastructure and amenities at Ajnala close to right here.
The minister stated the federal government was dedicated to producing nationwide and international-level sportspersons. The federal government was making ready a brand new sports activities coverage, which might be applied this yr.
Admitting that there’s a enormous scarcity of coaches in numerous classes, he stated owing to the crunch, gifted sportspersons weren’t being given correct coaching. Underneath the approaching sports activities coverage, the federal government would announce particular awards and incentives for coaches.
Dhaliwal additionally introduced a brand new sports activities stadium for Ajnala. He stated being a border city, the world didn’t have sufficient sports activities infrastructure, however native sportspersons had again and again proved their mettle at national-level championships.
Itemizing achievements of the state authorities, he stated an quantity Rs 9.30 crore had been distributed to the medal-winning Punjabi athletes of the Commonwealth Video games 2022 held in Birmingham.
He stated a scheme had been launched within the title of Olympian Balbir Singh Senior to spice up the morale of sportspersons with a finances of Rs 12.50 crore. He stated beneath the scheme each medal winner in Senior Nationwide Video games would get a month-to-month stipend of Rs 8,000 per thirty days and medal winners of Junior Nationwide Video games would get Rs 6,000 per thirty days.
Within the occasion organised by the Youth Welfare Membership Ajnala (YWCA), Dhaliwal distributed 51 sports activities kits to varied golf equipment and introduced a grant of Rs 3 lakh for the YWCA.