Promoting Paralympic Medalists

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today Shri Jitendra Singh said, winners of medals in Paralympics are treated at par with the medal winners of Olympic Games with regard to amount of Cash Award under the Scheme of Special Awards to medal winners in International Sports Events and their Coaches. Paralympics medalists are also eligible for being considered for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards and Pension under the Scheme of Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons.

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December 4th, 2012 @ 10:33pm