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Last Updated On: 10/11/2014 

The Earlier (1987) Sports Project Development Area Scheme (SPDA) Scheme and the Sports Hostel Scheme of the SNIPES Board were merged, following a comprehensive study, by the Governing Body of SAI in its meeting held on 25th May, 1995. The new Scheme was titled decided to merge both the Schemes and titled as ‘SAI TRAINING CENTRE, (STC) SCHEME’. The STC scheme was aimed at grooming junior level sports persons in the age group of 14 to 21. Consequent to the scheme being reviewd in 2012, the age group has been changed to 12 to 18 years. In order to establish and run SAI Centres, the State Government were to provide all the infrastructure facilities, with SAI providing boarding and lodging to the selected trainees, scientific training / equipment support and minor current repairs of the infrastructure.

OBJECTIVE:
Main objectives were to make it possible for the Central Government and State Governments to work together for sports development efforts, through integration of various Schemes. Correct existing regional imbalances in sports infrastructure in the Country and within a State. Enable SAI to nurture junior sports talent scientifically who had attained excellence at Sub Junior level under NSTC Scheme and induct them into the STCs/Centres of Excellence, for further scientific and in-depth coaching on a long term basis.

DISCIPLINES COVERED:

Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Karate, Canoeing & Kayaking, Sepaktakraw, Shooting, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling & Wushu (26 Disciplines).

NORMS OF ASSISTANCE TO THE TRAINEES

Residential Trainees:

SN

Particulars (Per head)

Amount

1

Boarding Expenses (per day per head) Non- Hilly Areas for 330 days

175.00

Per day per head for Hilly Areas for 330 Days

200.00

2

Sports Kit  (per trainee per annum) (Max. ` 5000/-)

12000.00

3

Competition Exposure (per trainee per annum)

4

Education Expenses (per trainee per annum)

5

Medical Expenses (per trainee per annum)

6

Insurance (per trainee p. a.) 

7

Other Expenses (per trainee per annum)

Non-Residential Trainees:

SN

Particulars

Amount

1

Sports Kit (per trainee per year)

4000.00

2

Competition exposure (per trainee per annum)

3000.00

3

Stipend (per trainee per year)

6000.00

4

Insurance (per trainee p.a.)

150.00

 

Presently there are 56 STC Centres in the country having a total strength of 5394 trainees (3807 Boys & 1587 Girls).

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