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Naveen offers cash Awards to Para-Athlete Jayanti, Shooter Shriyanka

26/03/2022 at 10:34 PM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 26: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday encouraged Para-athlete Jayanti Behera and Shooter Shriyanka Sarangi with cash awards for their magnificent achievements.

On an occasion at Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar on Saturday, Patnaik handed over Cheques to the athletes for their fabulous victories in the global events.

Jayanti was presented with a cash award of Rs 15,00,000 for clicking three medals in the recently concluded World Para-Athletics Championships in Dubai. She secured a silver medal in the 200 metres sprint event. She also bagged two bronze medals in the 100 and 400 metres events, respectively.

Similarly, Patnaik presented Shriyanka with a cash award of Rs 2,00,000. She won a bronze medal for the state in the 50 metres Rifle 3 Position event in the recently concluded ISSF World cup Shooting.

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