Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 : The Odisha government on Friday felicitated 237 sportspersons from across the state in recognition of their outstanding performance at the national and international level.Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera felicitated the Athletes with cash prizes in the presence of department secretary R.Vineel Krishna here.Cash prizes of Rs 1.08 crore were awarded to the Athletes across various sporting disciplines.Out of the 237 Athletes who were awarded cash prizes, 172 were in the general category, while 65 were in the para category, officials said.”We have been able to build infrastructure for players to excel in their respective events.We have built 11 high performance centres (HPCs) in the state for the benefit of the Athletes,” Behera said.bbm/svn/arm
Odisha felicitates 237 Athletes with cash awards
Bhubaneswar Dec 17, 2017 : Friday’s Odisha government felicitated 237 Athletes from the state to recognize their exceptional performance on the international and national levels.Tusharkanti Beghera, Minister of Sports and Youth Services, presented cash prizes to the winners in the presence R.Vineel Krishna, department secretary.
A total of Rs 1.08 million was awarded in cash prizes to Athletes from various sports disciplines.Officials said that 172 of 237 Athletes were from the general category and 65 were from the para category.
We have built infrastructure that allows players to compete in the events they choose.Behera stated that 11 High Performance Centres (HPCs), have been built in the state to benefit the athletes.
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