Gill calls upon states to allocate more money for sports

Monday, August 3, 2009

NEW DELHI - Sports minister M.S. Gill Monday called upon the states to provide higher budgetary support to sports and also avail themselves of the maximum assistance under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA).

Gill, who was addressing a conference of the State Ministers of Youth Affairs and Sports here, assured the states that he would take up the matter of introducing a centrally sponsored scheme for urban sports infrastructure with the Planning Commission and the finance ministry.

The issues discussed in the conference were expansion of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) to the remaining 122 districts in the country, formulation of a new scheme for creating voluntary National Youth Corps and expansion of Youth Hostels.

Gill assured early action with regard to expansion of NYKS.

The states also demanded higher deployment of Sports Authority of India (SAI) coaches and opening of more SAI centres.

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Hemlata Gurekar
August 17, 2009: 6:59 pm

Respected Sir,

I Ms Hemlata Gurekar, daughter of Ex-Serviceman Nb/Sub Amarappa Gurekar, have sent you the recommendation letter from Hon. MP Suresh Kalmadi Sir for My higher studies at UK. I have served Army Sports Institute (Pune) as a sports nutritionist.
I am ambitious to pursue a higher qualificatoin in SPORTS NUTRITION, at Leeds Metropolitan University (UK). My course starts in coming September. I am determined to contribute for impovement of Indian Sportsmen…but I do not have a sound financial background and lack monetary support on behalf my family.
I hereby, request you to grant me the scholarship for my stdies abraod. I shall be really thankul to you for all my life, for giving me an opportunity.

Best regards
Hemlata, Pune

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