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Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
07-December-2010 15:58 IST
Subsidy on Sports Goods

 

          Under the Scheme of “Assistance to National Sports Federations”, National Sports Federations (NSFs) are assisted for purchase of sports goods/equipment upto 75% of the total cost for utilization by the sportspersons. This was stated by Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil,  Minister of State of Youth Affairs & Sports, in the Lok Sabha today, in a written reply to a question by Dr. Rattan Singh Ajnala.

          The Minister further stated that  financial assistance provided to NSFs during the last 3 years and current year is given below:

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Federation

Amount released (Rs. in lakh)

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

1.

Badminton Association of India

57.67

--

20.41

--

2.

Yachting Association of India

--

--

191.51

--

3.

Volleyball Federation of

India

--

--

14.54

--

4.

Sports Authority of India for purchase of Gymnastics sets, one each for Tripura, Chandigarh & Madhya Pradesh Gymnastic Associations.

--

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80.40

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RM/JL- PQ– USQ4416 - LS