Special scheme would be devised for sportspersons to ensure social security

Ex-sportspersons with international medals will get pension: Govt

Mar 09, 2017 | The Economics Times |Full Article

The Government of India has decided to provide pension to former Indian international medal winning sportspersons, who have have hung up their boots and attained the age of 30 years.

This is done keeping in mind the financial security of these former sportspersons under the 'Scheme of Sports fund for Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons'.

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www.bjp.org/manifesto2014