Over Rs 150 cr grant for sports infrastructure gets Centre’s approval
A grant of more than Rs 150 crore for 14 states and one union territory has been approved by the centre to develop basic sports infrastructure. It will be done under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) scheme. The states include Assam, Chattisgarh, Goa, Kerela, Manipur and union territory of Dadar and Nagar Haveli. The amount is meant for developing and maintaining playfields in 12,836 at village and block panchayat levels in these states.