Sports activities Authority of India’s (SAI) Goal Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Division has authorized Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra and the Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) proposal to offer monetary help of Rs.5.5 lakhs roughly for extension of Neeraj’s coaching camp at Gloria Sports activities Enviornment, in Antalya, Turkey.
Neeraj and his coach, Dr. Klaus Bartonietz have been in Turkey for the reason that finish of March 2022 and can now proceed their coaching on the Antalya camp for one more 14 days because the star India athlete prepares for the upcoming CWG, Asian Video games, and Athletics World Championships.
The monetary help will cowl Neeraj’s coaching value at Gloria Sports activities Enviornment alongside along with his and Dr. Klaus’s lodging, journey, meals, and Medical Insurance coverage bills amongst others. It is going to additionally embrace a day by day allowance of US $50 every for each Neeraj and Dr. Klaus for another bills they could require throughout their keep.
In the meantime, a stadium can be constructed at Neeraj’s native village Khandra (Panipat).
Haryana CM Mahohar Lal Khattar had made the announcement final week.
“A stadium can be in-built Neeraj Chopra’s village for Rs 10 crore,” Khattar had mentioned.
Neeraj grew to become the primary ever Indian to win a gold in an Olympic observe and area occasion on the Tokyo Video games final yr.