Govt. Approved Upward Revision of Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons
Revision of Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons
Under this new scheme, the medal winner will get Rs 20,000 in Olympics / Para-Olympic Games, while the gold medal winner will get Rs 16,000 in World Cup / World Championships in the World Cup of Olympics and Asian Games. In the Olympic Games, medal winners were getting 10,000 rupees per month, whereas in the World Cup of the Olympic and Asian Games, gold medal winners were getting Rs 8,000 per month in the World Cup / World Championship.
Gold medal winner in the World Cup / World Championship / Silver / bronze medal winner and Asian Games / Commonwealth Games / Para Asian Games will now get Rs 14,000 from the 7,000 rupees per month.
Silver and bronze medal winners in Asian Games / Commonwealth Games / Para Asian Games will get Rs. 12,000. The pensions of medal winners in paragraph Olympic Games and Para Asian Games will be equal to medal winners in the Olympic Games and Asian Games respectively.
The new rates of pension are as follows: –
|Category of meritorious pension||Amount in Rs.|
|Medallist at the Olympic/Para-Olympic Games||Rs.20,000/-|
|Gold medallist at World Cup/World Championship (in Olympic/Asian Games disciplines)||Rs.16,000/-|
|Silver/Bronze medallist at World Cup/World Championship (in Olympics / Asian Games disciplines)|
Gold medallist in Asian Games/Commonwealth Games/Para Asian Games
|Silver and Bronze medallist in Asian Games/Commonwealth Games/Para Asian Games||Rs.12,000/-|