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Rs. 14.30 crore sanctioned for Block level sports in Jammu & Kashmir

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Grants-in-aid amounting to Rs. 14.30 crore (Rupees Fourteen Crore & Thirty Lakh) has been sanctioned for Bock level sports in the State of and Kashmir under the 'Khelo India' Scheme by the Union Sports Ministry, An amount of Rs. 10 lakh per Block will be spent under the scheme in all the 143 Blocks of 22 Districts of J&K.

The Central grant of Rs. 14.30 crore will be used to provide soft support in terms of coaches, equipments, consumables, technical support, organizing competitions including boarding and lodging facilities and travelling expenses for the participants etc.

Sports competitions will be organized depending upon popularity of the games in a particular district.

A chaired by will implement this scheme. of Police and District of the are also members of this Committee.

It may be recalled that implementation of this sports scheme at the Block level in all the 22 Districts of the State was announced by the during his visit to J&K on June 7-8, 2018.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 08:31 IST