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NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday gave out its first-ever Institutional Awards to a complete of 162 athletes and 84 coaches for his or her efficiency in nationwide and worldwide competitions.
Money awards amounting to Rs 85.02 Lakhs have been conferred on the awardees through the ceremony, which was attended by Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports activities Nisith Pramanik, on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
“I heartily congratulate all athletes and coaches who’ve been awarded as we speak…a number of services are being prolonged to athletes. Each athlete is an inspiration for his technology,” Thakur stated in a launch.

The classes of awards included Excellent Award (for Nationwide stage achievements) and Finest Award (for Worldwide stage achievements).
The awards acknowledged the distinctive efficiency of the SAI athletes and coaches underneath the assorted sports activities promotion schemes on the nationwide and worldwide stage from 2016.
The awards thus have been granted to the deserving candidates for the years of 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Stressing that sports activities is an integral a part of the Nationwide Schooling Coverage, Thakur stated: “When the sporting achievements of a pupil are introduced in his or her college, it evokes different college students to look past simply lecturers and embrace sports activities of their life. That’s the energy of an athlete.
“I’m additionally glad that sport has change into an integral a part of the Nationwide Schooling Coverage and subsequently is part of each pupil’s life now.”
The choice committee comprised senior SAI officers in addition to eminent sports activities individuals, who streamlined the nominations obtained from the Regional Administrators of the assorted SAI Nationwide Centres of Excellence.
“It is a momentous event to see the awards given out within the 12 months of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. I want all of the success to the champions,” Pramanik stated.
The awardees have additionally been given a particular tailored blazer together with a quotation.

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