New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has authorised an volume of Rs 9 lakh to badminton star Saina Nehwal for employing a full time physiotherapist compartment 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The authorised income is for a duration of 15 months, starting this month.
“The assistance will be employed for arrangement of monthly arrangement to a Physiotherapist during a rate of Rupees Sixty Thousand per month. The preference of Physiotherapist has been finished by Saina Nehwal herself,” a method recover said.
Saina, a London Olympics bronze medallist, has been comparison underneath Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for financial assistance from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for Olympic 2016.
She is now training in Bengaluru during a Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy during Karnataka Badminton Association and will continue sight there compartment Rio Games.
The financial assistance from NSDF authorized for a Physiotherapist, is out of a grant done by a India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), underneath a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, to a Target Olympic Podium Scheme underneath a NSDF.
IIFCL has committed Rupees 30 Crore to MYAS for 3 years underneath a CSR initiative.