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Financial assistance from NSDF to Saina Nehwal for availing of the services of Personal Coach and purchase of equipments

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has sanctioned financial assistance to Saina Nehwal from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the following proposals:

(1) Engagement of Shri Vimal Kumar, as Personal Coach, from June 2015 to till Olympics 2016 and payment of remuneration to him at the rate of Rs 1,00,000.00 (Rupees One Lac only) per month during the said period.

(2) Purchase of Gym equipments namely (a) Leg Press and (b) Functional Trainer at the estimated cost of Rs 10,81,000.00 (Rupees Ten lakhs eighty one thousand only)

The financial assistance from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF), approved under this sanction, is out of the contribution made by the India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, to the Target Olympic Podium Scheme under the National Sports Development Fund.

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