Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday stated that the federal government is taking all attainable steps to make sure security of girls athletes, hours after the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) issued a directive, making it necessary for NSFs to incorporate a girls coaches within the groups.
“The awaereness marketing campaign about doping and girls’s security have been launched in each Khelo India Youth Video games and College Video games.
“Concerning girls’s security measures, we try not solely to difficulty tips however to cross on these to each sportsperson in order that they aren’t uninformed and so they can shield themselves and their dignity,” Thakur informed reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony of six world-standard squash courts on the Main Dhyan Chand stadium right here.
SAI’s resolution got here shut of the heels of two harassment complaints by feminine athletes in opposition to their respective coaches.
A feminine bike owner had just lately accused chief coach R Ok Sharma of “inappropriate behaviour” in Slovenia and had additionally filed an FIR in opposition to him. The coach was sacked and is going through an in depth investigation.
A feminine sailor had additionally complained that her coach made her “uncomfortable” throughout coaching journey in Germany though she didn’t time period it as sexual harassment.
Apart from, the NSFs have additionally been requested to nominate Compliance Officer (male & feminine) in any respect Nationwide Teaching Camps and Overseas Exposures.