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Over 65 crore spent on men’s hockey team during last five years: Anurag Thakur

2/12/2021 at 5:54 PM

New Delhi, Dec 2: The Centre has spent over 65 crores on men’s hockey team during last five years. An amount of Rs 45.05 crore has been spent on Senior Hockey Men’s team and Rs 20.23 crore on Junior Hockey Men’s Team towards coaching camps, foreign competitions, domestic competitions, salary of coaches, equipment etc. during the last five years, i.e., 2016-17 to 2020-21.

Further, 20 infrastructure projects worth Rs 103.98 crore for hockey have been sanctioned under Khelo India Scheme since 2016-17.

This information was given by Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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