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Special Area Games Scheme - SAG

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Last Updated On: 10/11/2014 

Under this Scheme, Centres are started in consultation with the State Governments/ UT Administration with infrastructure like playing fields, indoor halls equipment support/ coaches etc. entirely funded by SAI/ Ministry.

OBJECTIVE
Special Area Games (SAG) Scheme aims at scouting natural talent for modern competitive sports and games from inaccessible tribal, rural and coastal areas of the country and nurturing them scientifically for achieving excellence in sports. The Scheme also envisages tapping of talent from indigenous games and martial arts and also from regions/ communities, which are either genetically or geographically advantageous for excellence in a particular sports discipline. The main objective of the Scheme is to train meritorious sports persons in the age group of 12-18 years, with age being relaxed in exceptional cases.

DISCIPLINES COVERED:

Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Karate, Kayaking, Netball, Rowing, Sepaktakraw, Shooting, Swimming, 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, per annum) 

7

Other Expenses (per trainee, per annum)

Non-Residential Trainees:

SN

Particulars

Amount

1

Sports Kit (per trainee per annum)

4000.00

2

Competition exposure (per trainee, per annum)

3000.00

3

Stipend (per trainee, per annum)

6000.00

4

Insurance (per trainee, per annum)

150.00

At present, there are 19 SAG Centres in the country having a total strength of 1676 trainees (961 Boys & 715 Girls). 

 

 

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