Change your negativity into success – Scindia
Friday - October 5, 2018 1:08 am , Category : BHOPAL
Sports personalities honoured at Khel Alankaran Samaroh
Bhopal: Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia felicitated selected players and trainers of the State’s highest sports awards including Vikram, Eklavya, Vishwamitra and Lifetime Achievement awards. Arjun awardee Olympian Padmashri Sushil Kumar, Madhya Pradesh Olympic Sangh President Ramesh Mendola, Rowing Federation of India President Rajalakshmi Singhdeo, Additional Chief Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare M. Mohanrao, Director, Sports and Youth Welfare D.S.L Thaosen were present.
Sports Minister Scindia said that DNA does not have any importance in sports. Hard work and firm determination always proves helpful in reaching the goal. Success is sure, If we change our negativity to positivity,. Scindia said that the state has created a new history in sports in the last four years. The state has established its image at the international level. Now Olympics is the goal. Efforts are being made to provide state-of-the-art international level facilities for high performance and for training by international coaches to the players.
Asian Games winners receive cash awards
Players including Muskan Kirar, Harshit Tomar and Vivek Sagar, who won medals for India in the Asian Games in Jakarta were specially felicitated at the Shikhar Khel Alankaran Samaroh by the Madhya Pradesh government. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced to honour the players who won medals at the Asian Games with cash incentives. Muskan Kirar was presented with Rs 75 lakhs as incentive amount for winning silver medal in the Archery Compound Team Event at the Asian Games. Rs 10 lakh was presented to her main coach Richpal Singh and Rs 5 lakh to her assistant coach Ashok Yadav. Rs 50 lakhs was given to Harshita Tomar of National Sailing School in the 4.7 Open Class in sailing, Rs 10 lakh to his main coach Arjun awardee J.L. Yadav and Rs 5 lakh each to her assistant coach P. Madhu and Anil Sharma.Rs. lakh to Vivesh Sagar and Rs 10 lakhs was given to his chief coach Ashok Kumar, Rs 10 lakhs to Women Hockey Academy chief coach Paramjit Singh and Rs 5 lakhs to Assistant Coach Vandana Uike. Eklavya awards were given to 15 junior players while Vikram awards were given to 10 players at the Samaroh. Three trainers received Vishwamitra awards while Sudhir Verma of Dhar was felicitated with lifetime achievement award for his special contribution in Badminton sports.
Players should take full advantage of facilities: Sushil Kumar
Padmashree Sushil Kumar said that sports facilities being provided in Madhya Pradesh are not being provided anywhere else. Players are required to take full advantage of these facilities. Pay attention on your game and deliver results. Players get a boost when they are given awards as an incentive. Now it is the responsibility of the players only to give good results.
Sports personalities honoured
This year, 15 players were awarded with the Ekalavya Award. These include 5 players from Indore, 3 from Bhopal, 3 from Jabalpur, 2 from Hoshangabad and one player each from Bhind and Gwalior. Players awarded with Eklavya Award include Advaita Paage (Swimming) Indore, Kumari Adhya Tiwari (Soft Tennis) Hoshangabad, Kumari Jhanvi Shrivastava (Canoeing-Kayaking) Bhopal, Kumari Shreya Agrawal (Shooting) Jabalpur, Kumari Muskan Kirar (Archery) Jabalpur, Kumari Naorem Anita Devi (Cycling) Jabalpur, Raju Singh Bhadauria (Horse Riding) Bhind, Kumari Namrata Batra (Wushu) Indore, Kumari Uma Chauhan (Sailing) Bhopal, Kumari Nisha Tayede (Fencing) Bhopal, Kumari Durva Mudrees (Softball) Indore, Kumari Neeraj Rana (Hockey) Gwalior, Vivek Prasad Sagar (Hockey) Hoshangabad, Akash Nainiwal (Kabaddi) Indore and Paritesh Pal (Power Lifting) Indore.
The 10 players who have been awarded with Vikram Award this year include 5 from Bhopal, two from Indore, one player each from Hoshangabad, Rajgarh and Shahdol. Under this category, Harshita Tomar (Sailing) Hoshangabad, Virendra Batham (Canoeing-Kayaking) Bhopal, Pranay Khare (Horse riding) Bhopal, Kumari Anam Basit (Shooting) Bhopal, Kumari Kirti Chandani (Soft Tennis) Bhopal, Kumari Rukmani (Rowing) Rajgarh, Kumari Juhi Jha (Kho-Kho) Indore, Kumari Puja Vastrakar (Cricket) Shahdol, Bhim Sonkar (Power Lifting), Indore and in the disabled category Sonu Golkar (Cricket) Bhopal have been selected for the Vikram awards.
This year, Vishwamitra award was given to Vinod Mishra (Canoeing-Kayaking) Bhopal and Mutum Ibomacha Singh (Cycling) Jabalpur in individual sports and Ghanshyam Chaudhary (Kabaddi) Indore in the team game.
Lifetime Achievement Award-2018
This year, the Life Time Achievement Award was given to Sudhir Verma of Dhar for his outstanding contribution in Badminton.-Window To News
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