Incentives to sportspersons who won in national, global events

Incentives to sportspersons who won in national, global events

  • Chief Minister M.K. Stalin handed over incentives worth 4.85 crore to 190 sportspersons who won medals in various national and international events.
  • Athlete T. Selva Prabhu, who bagged men’s triple jump silver in the World Under20 Athletics Championships in Cali, Colombia, and Barath Sridhar, part of the Indian mixed 4×400 relay team which won silver in the same event, received cheques for 4 lakh each.
  • S. Marees waran and S. Karthi, who was part of the Indian team that secured bronze medal in the Asia Cup Hockey Championship 2022, received cheques for 10 lakh each.
  • Winners in the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation World Games in Sharjah in 2019.
  • R. Balasubramanian, who secured two gold medals in the 200 metre and 100 metre athletics, received a cheque for 10 lakh. A. Selvaraj, who won a gold medal in javelin event received a cheque for 5 lakh.
  • G. Vijayasarathy, who got two bronze medals in shot put and discus throw events, received a cheque for 4 lakh.
  • TN CM also handed over incentives to 180 sportspersons who took part in the 36th National Games 2022 in Gujarat.

T.N. to implement scheme for persons with disabilities

  • The Tamil Nadu government is planning to implement a scheme for persons with disabilities’ rights, with a financial assistance of 763.19 crore from the World Bank.
  • The scheme would be implemented in all districts over the next six years.
  • Industrial training would be imparted to persons with disabilities by coordinating with dierent government agencies.
  • Under the scheme, arrangements for sign language interpreters during important public meetings organised in Collectorates will be made.

About World Bank

  • Formation – December 1945
  • President – David Malpass
  • Headquarters – Washington, D.C.
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