Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh government is providing financial assistance to 215 players every month, including 45 Arjuna Award winners, seven Dronacharya and four Dhyanchand awardees. Taking the same step forward, the Yogi government has made a big announcement for the winners of the Arjuna and Dronacharya award. Yogi Sarkar has said that Arjuna and Dronacharya awardees will be given financial assistance of Rs 20 thousand each month. On this, Sports Director Dr. RP Singh said that the awardees concerned will start receiving financial assistance from this month.
They will get the benefit of convenience
The sportspersons who will receive the Arjuna Award will receive this government support, including Meerut shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, Varanasi resident and captain of the Indian basketball team Special Bhriguvanshi, Muzaffarnagar wrestler Divya Kakran, Baghpat’s Para Athlete Ankur Dhama and Agra international cricketer Deepti Sharma. Huh. Apart from this, the government will provide 20 thousand financial assistance every month to Gaurav Khanna, Para Badminton Coach and Dronacharya Awardee of Lucknow.
These players received Arjuna Award
Among the sportspersons from the state who have been awarded the Arjuna Award, women cricketer Deept Sharma has played a key role in Team India’s victory in many international tournaments including the World Cup. At the same time, shooter Saurabh Chaudhary made headlines by winning a gold medal in the Asian Games in Jakarta. Women’s wrestler Divya Kakran also won the gold medal in the Jarkata Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.