sports infrastructure facilities and promotion of sports in country

Sports infrastructure facilities and promotion of sports in country

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS
(DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS)

RAJYA SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3357
ANSWERED ON 23.03.2020

Development of sports infrastructure

DR. BANDA PRAKASH

Will the Minister of YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS be pleased to state:

(a) the funds allocated for sports infrastructure facilities and promotion of sports in country, particularly in rural areas during the last three years and the current year, State/UT-wise;

(b) whether Government is considering to take or has taken technical and financial assistance from private institutions for development/maintenance of sports infrastructure and if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether any steps have been taken to ensure availability of modern sports equipment to athletes;

(d) whether regular sports training programmes were conducted for athletes/coaches and if so, the details thereof; and

(e) whether any study has been undertaken to assess deficiencies in sports infrastructure?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)
 FOR YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS
(SHRI KIREN RIJIJU)

(a) Funds are allocated by this Ministry Scheme-wise, not State-wise. The details of the funds allocated and expenditure incurred under various sports schemes for sports infrastructure facilities and promotion of sports in the country, including rural areas, during the last three years and the current year are given at Annexure.

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(b) No, Sir.

(c) Yes, Sir. Elite athletes preparing for international competitions are provided with international standard State-of-the-art sports equipment and infrastructure besides services of Indian and foreign coaches and support staff as per specific requirement of the individual/team. Sports Authority of India (SAI) Headquarter provides good quality products/items to the Regional Centres across the country for training of players and National Campers. Special emphasis is given to procure best sporting goods/items available in the market as per specifications recommended by International Sports Federations. The sporting goods/items are procured as per the laid down procedure and as per demand received from elite players and National Sports Federations.

Further, under the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) and Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) athletes are provided financial assistance to acquire modern sports equipment as per their choice to promote excellence in sports.

(d) Yes, Sir. Under the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations, the identified promising athletes/teams are provided preparatory training at the National Coaching Camps, including wholesome nutritious diet, food supplements, equipments, state-of-the-art infrastructure, lodging, travelling facilities, services of reputed Indian and foreign coaches/supporting staff, scientific & medical support, sports kit, etc., besides financial assistance for their training abroad and participation in international competitions in India and abroad.

(e) No, Sir. ‘Sports’ being a State subject, the responsibility to undertake any study to assess deficiencies in sports infrastructure rests with the respective State/Union Territory Governments. The Union Government only supplements the efforts of States/Union Territory Governments by providing financial assistance through its various schemes. Sports infrastructure available under this Ministry can cater to larger number of athletes.

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3357 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.03.2020 REGARDING “DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE” ASKED BY DR. BANDA PRAKASH, HON’BLE MEMBER OF RAJYA SABHA

DETAILS OF THE FUNDS ALLOCATED AND EXPENDITURE INCURRED UNDER THE SPORTS SCHEMES FOR SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES AND PROMOTION OF SPORTS IN COUNTRY DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS AND THE CURRENT YEAR (AS ON 03.03.2020)

(Amount in Rs. crore)
S. No.
Scheme
2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Allocated Spent Allocated Spent Allocated Spent Allocated Spent
1. Sports Authority of India 438.20 438.20 495.73 495.73 395.00 395.00 615.00 539.00
2. Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education 52.60 52.60 45.02 44.27 45.00 45.00 50.00 50.00
3. National Dope Testing Laboratory 8.90 8.90 10.00 9.90 7.50 7.50 4.50 4.50
4. National Anti-Doping Agency 2.80 2.80 4.15 4.15 10.00 10.00 8.50 5.54
5. World Anti-Doping Agency 0.60 0.60 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.00
6. National Centre for Sports Science and Research 0.50 0.00 20.00 12.97 28.00 20.33 45.00 19.62
7. National Centre of Sports Coaching 0.50 0.00 10.00 2.00 2.00 0.00 5.00 0.00
8. Sports University in North East 15.00 15.00 30.00 10.75 25.00 5.00 50.00 35.37
9. Special Cash Awards 22.00 21.75 14.13 10.34 31.00 30.94 62.00 46.86
10. Awards 1.80 1.37 2.00 1.61 2.00 1.83 2.00 1.65
11. Pension to Meritorious Sports Person 1.70 1.50 2.00 1.96 30.00 29.77 47.00 36.97
12. Assistance to National Sports Federation 359.93 358.97 302.18 277.68 245.13 243.63 300.85 267.16
13. Human Resource Development in Sports 5.00 4.70 10.00 5.38 5.00
3.11
5.00 2.38
14. National Sports Development Fund 5.00 5.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 77.15 70.00
15. National Sports Welfare Fund 1.00 1.00 2.00 0.30 1.80 1.00 2.00 1.00
16. Promotion of Sports among Disabled 4.00 3.68 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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S. No.
Scheme
2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Allocated Spent Allocated Spent Allocated Spent Allocated Spent
17. Other Programme 0.20 0.00
18. Khelo India Scheme 118.10 118.09 350.00 346.99 500.09 342.24 578.00 508.21
19. SAI Stadia Renovation 0.01 0.00 0.50 0.00 0.50 125.00 96.00 32.37
20. National Physical Fitness Programme Resource centre of LNUPE Gwalior 0.01 0.00 2.00 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
21. Scheme for Identification and Nurturing of Sports Talent 0.50 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
22. Enhancement of Sports Facility in J&K 40.00 40.00 75.00 0.00 50.00 33.57 50.00 30.00
23. Himalayan Region Sports Festival 15.00 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00
24. Seminar, Committee etc. 0.50 0.29 0.40 0.41 1.00 0.57
Total
1078.35 1074.66 1393.21 1229.32 1381.52 1297.32 2000.00 1651.20

Source : Rajya Sabha



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