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Govt spent over Rs 65 crores on men’s hockey team in last 5 years


  • In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said, out of the total amount, 45.05 crore rupees have been spent on Senior Hockey Men's team and 22.23 crore rupees on Junior Hockey Men’s Team towards coaching camps, foreign competitions, domestic competitions, salary of coaches and equipment in the last 5 years.
  • The Minister said, 20 infrastructure projects worth nearly one hundred four crore rupees for hockey have been sanctioned under Khelo India Scheme.