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Sports Ministry Approved Upward Revision Of Pension To Meritorious Sportspersons

 

 

Sports Ministry Approved Upward Revision Of Pension To Meritorious Sportspersons- Details, Benefits

In a significant move for the welfare of Sportspersons, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Rajyavardhan Rathore has approved the upward revision of pension to meritorious sportspersons.
 
Under the revision, the rate of pension has been doubled off the existing rate of pension on winning medals in international sports events.

Under the revision, all the medal winners at the Olympic and Para-Olympic Games will now get 20,000 Rupees as a pension.

The Gold medallist at World Cup and World Championship will be given 16,000 Rupees while Silver and Bronze medallist will get 14,000 Rupees.

The Gold medallist in Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, and Para Asian Games will be given 14,000 Rupees while the Silver and Bronze medallist will get 12,000 Rupees as a pension.

As per the announcement, for existing pensioners, the revision in the rate of pension will be effective from 1st of April this year.

The rate of pension of medal winners in the Para-Olympics Games and Para Asian Games will be at par with the medal winners in the Olympic Games and Asian Games. World Championships held once in four years will only be considered for the pension. 

 

 

 

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