A- A A+
Last Updated : Sep 16 2021 11:12PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi to address 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State tomorrow            PM to participate in Quad Leaders' Summit in Washington on September 24            Govt announces guarantee of up to Rs 30,600 crore to back Security Receipts to be issued by NARCL            FM Sitharaman to chair 45th meeting of GST Council tomorrow            Two Defence Office Complexes inaugurated in New Delhi           

Sports News

Sep 10, 2021

Social Justice & Empowerment Minister felicitates Tokyo Paralympics medal winners

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Dr. Virendra Kumar today felicitated Tokyo Paralympics medal winners of the Indian Paralympics Contingent. He also felicitated the coaches of the Paralympians. A cash award of ten lakh rupees has been given to Gold Medalists, eight lakh to Silver and five lakh to Bronze medal winners. Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale was also present on the occasion.

The felicitation ceremony was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
It is for the first time the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has taken a decision to provide cash awards to Paralympic winners. The cash award will be paid directly into the bank account of the players.

Speaking on the occasion, the Social Justice and Empowerment Minister  congratulated all the medal winners and every member of the Indian Paralympic team for their outstanding effort in bringing glory to the nation. He also thanked the coaches of the Indian Paralympic team for their significant contribution in developing world class divyang sports persons in the country.

India had sent highest ever contingent of 54 Divyang sports persons across nine disciplines in the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics. The Indian Paralympians created history by winning 19 medals.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 16 (Sep) Midday News 16 (Sep) Evening News 16 (Sep) Hourly 16 (Sep) (1910hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 16 (Sep) दोपहर समाचार 16 (Sep) समाचार संध्या 16 (Sep) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Sep) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 16 (Sep) Khabrein(Day) 16 (Sep) Khabrein(Eve) 16 (Sep)
Aaj Savere 16 (Sep) Parikrama 16 (Sep)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 16 (Sep) Samayki 1 (Jan) Sports Scan 16 (Sep) Spotlight/News Analysis 16 (Sep) Employment News 16 (Sep) रोजगार समाचार 16 (Sep) World News 15 (Sep) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 16 (Sep) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 11 (Sep) North East Diary 16 (Sep)