Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
01-March-2011 16:49 IST
Monitoring Committee of SAI



                        Each residential trainee in the SAG (Special Area Games), ABSC (Army Boys Sports Company) and STC (SAI Training Centre) schemes are entitled to a medical assistance of Rs.300 per annum and those in COE (Centre of Excellence) are entitled to Rs.500 per annum for the same purpose. In addition, these trainees are also  entitled  to an insurance coverage of Rs.1 lakh. The non-residential trainees in all the schemes are entitled to only insurance coverage and not to any medical assistance.  The total funds deployed  for this purpose during the last three years and the current year are:-


                                                                                      (Rs. in lakh)

                                                            2007-08           2008-09                       2009-10          

            Insurance                                22.12               21.31                4.48


            Medical Assistance                22.10              21.89                 21.30


            This was stated by Shri Ajay Maken, Minister of State (independent charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, in the Lok Sabha today in a written reply to a question by Shri A. Sampath.


                        The Minister further stated that during the current year Rs.17.75 lakh has been deployed for medical assistance and Rs.4.45 lakh for insurance.  The deployment is not made/monitored State-wise.


                        The amount spent for the development of Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE), Thiruvananthapuram during said period is :-


                                                     (Rs. in core)

            2007-08           2008-09                       2009-10           2010-11          

            5.46                 7.62                             6.28                 8.02    




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