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Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
09-July-2012 15:13 IST
Grant-in-Aid of Rs. 151 Crore Approved Under PYKKA

 

The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has approved the proposals of 14 States and one Union Territory for Grant-in-Aid for development of  basic sports infrastructure including playfields under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA). The Executive Committee of PYKKA at its meeting held recently approved the total amount of Rs 151.13 crore covering 12836 village /block panchayats as per details given below.

 

Sl. No.

Name of State

Total amount approved               (Rs. in crore)

Total Village/Block  Panchayats approved

1

Assam

20.84

1420

 

2

Chhattisgarh

20.22

1992

 

3

Goa

0.36

23

 

4

Himachal Pradesh

4.86

399

 

5

Karnataka

6.24

584

 

6

Kerala

10.36

230

 

7

Manipur

5.80

491

 

8

Mizoram

2.07

168

 

9

Nagaland

2.96

230

 

10

Odisha

7.34

654

 

11

Punjab

11.93

1183

 

12

Rajasthan

20.35

1932

 

13

Sikkim

1.35

52

 

14

Uttar Pradesh

36.26

3466

 

 

UT

 

 

 

15

Dadar &  Nagar Haveli

0.19

12

 

 

Total

151.13

12836

 

 

Under the PYKKA, which  was introduced in 2008-09, playfields are developed and maintained in villages and block panchayats across the country in a phased manner and competitions are conducted annually at block, district, state and national level. 51,759 village panchayats and 1,538 block panchayats have been covered under the PYKKA Scheme, during the last four years (2008-09 to 2011-12) for development and maintenance of playfields.

 

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