Chandigarh-National and International sportspersons from Punjab on Tuesday expressed their gratitude to Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann-led Punjab authorities for presenting Rs 33.83 crore in money awards and in accordance deserving respect to the 168 Asian Games and National Games winners.
Stating that it was for the primary time that any Punjab authorities has given advance money award of Rs 8 lakh every for the preparation, Sift Kaur Samra, gold medal within the Women’s 50 metre rifle three positions occasion on the 2022 Asian Games, thanked the Punjab authorities for encouraging the gamers and guaranteed the CM Mann that the gamers will win extra medals within the upcoming tournaments together with Olympic video games.
Tajinderpal Singh Toor, gold medal winner of Shotput occasion thanked the Punjab authorities fulfilling promise of giving money award to gamers instantly after the occasion. He stated that these money incentives given for preparation is an enormous quantity for budding gamers and it’ll positively encourage extra gamers to participate in sports activities within the state.
Another famend participant, Indian ladies’s cricket crew captain and gold medal winner on the Asian Games Harmanpreet Kaur stated that earlier mother and father and family members used to discourage gamers particularly women to take sports activities as profession however this initiative of honouring gamers and giving advance awards will encourage extra younger gamers to participate in sports activities.
Charanjeet Singh, silver medal winner in rowing thanked the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and Punjab authorities for launching new sports activities coverage and giving deserving respect to the gamers.