CM lauds Asian Games achievers

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal lauded the accomplishments of 11 athletes and 3 coaches from the city who performed exceptionally well at the Asian Games 2022 during a felicitation ceremony held on Wednesday. Emphasizing the government’s steadfast support for athlete welfare, CM Kejriwal reiterated the commitment to offering comprehensive assistance at every stage of sporting pursuits. As a gesture of recognition, Kejriwal awarded cash incentives amounting to ₹1 crore for gold medallists, ₹75 lakhs for silver, and ₹50 lakhs for bronze medallists, under the cash incentive scheme. Highlighting Delhi’s pioneering sports policy, he pledged further enhancements to foster talent development, stating, “We have formulated the best policies in the country to nurture talented athletes, and now we will further improve them.”

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