The Sports Minister wished the contingent luck for the tournament and said preparations are in place to ensure that a strong talent pool emerges for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that the government is committed to provide a sports ecosystem of global standards for athletes.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctioned an ex-gratia financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the athletes under the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.
The new logo highlights 'SAI' in bold letters with depiction of an athlete's flight to success in the background.
Rijiju suggested Ladakh UT Administration to constitute awards and incentives like jobs for local sports persons to encourage them to excel in the sporting field.
Rijiju, the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister and an MP from Arunachal Pradesh, in a tweet, said: The Chinese PLA has confirmed to Indian Army to hand over the youths from Arunachal Pradesh to...
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has sanctioned an ex-gratia financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the athlete under the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for sportspersons.
The Sports Minister also spoke on the readiness of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) to conduct tests as per WADA guidelines.
The five youths had gone missing on Friday from the Sino-Indian border in the Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday launched Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools' app, 'enJogo', to enable youngsters continue training amid the COVID-19 pandemic.