Sports ministry to name all new and upgraded sporting facilities after eminent athletes

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recently announced to name all the sports facilities and hostels of Sports Authority of India (SAI) after eminent sportspersons.

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju said, “To build a sports culture in the country, it is important that our sportspersons get the honour that they deserve, because only then will the younger generations be enthused to take up a sport as a career.”

Rijiju added that the Central government is already providing all support to present and even past athletes to ensure that they have a life of comfort and dignity.


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