Sports Funding through National Sports Federations

New Delhi: Under the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs), funds are provided for conduct of national championships, international tournaments in India, participation in international tournaments abroad, coaching camps, purchase of equipments, engagement of foreign coaches, etc. Budgetary allocation for Scheme of Assistance to NSFs during 2019-20 was Rs. 300.85 crore and budgetary allocation during current financial year 2020-21 is Rs. 245.00 crore.

An amount of Rs.390.42 crore has been allocated for creation of capital assets i.e. for utilization and creation/upgradation of sports infrastructure in this Financial Year 2020-21 as compared 295.87 crore spent on the same during last Financial Year 2019-20.

This information was given by Union Minister of State (IC) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri KirenRijiju in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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