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Dec 30, 2018
2:30PM

Sports Ministry embarks Rs 100 Cr for funding athletes under TOPS: DGSAI

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Director General of Sports Authority of India, Neelam Kapur said that the sports ministry has earmarked Rs.

100 crore for funding the athletes under the (TOPS) Target Olympic Podium Scheme ahead of 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

The scheme was launched in September 2014 to provide financial assistance to potential Olympic medal winners.

Under the scheme, the athletes were also given financial assistance to prepare for Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.

The flagship scheme of the government will also nurture future sporting talent by supporting a group of athletes who are potential medal winner in 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
 

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