Around twenty two crore and twenty three lakh rupees have been spent on the Junior Hockey Men’s Team towards coaching camps, foreign competitions, domestic competitions, salary of coaches and equipment in the last five years. The Minister said, 20 infrastructure projects worth nearly one hundred four crore rupees for hockey have been sanctioned under Khelo India Scheme.
Govt spent over INR65 crores on men’s hockey team in last five years
The Union Government has spent over sixty five crores rupees on men’s hockey team in last five years. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said, out of the total amount, forty five crore and five lakh rupees have been spent on Senior Hockey Men’s team.