SAI releases Rs 6.52 cr out of pocket for 2,189 Khelo India athletes

New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has sanctioned a total of Rs 6.52 crore as an out-of-pocket allowance (OPA) for 2,189 Khelo India athletes in 21 disciplines, including para, for the period April-June.

“A financial aid of Rs 6.28 lakh is allocated for each residential athlete training at the accredited academies as per the annual Khelo India Scholarship Programme. That includes an own contribution of Rs 1.20 lakh,” said an SAI release.

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