Cash reward for Mary Kom

Guwahati: Union Minister of Department of North East Region (DONER) Pawan Singh Ghatowar today announced a cash award of Rs 40 lakh for Olympic bronze-medallist boxer M C Mary Kom and Rs five lakh to all London Games participants from the North East.

Ghatowar will visit Manipur from September 15 to 17 next and review the NEC and DONER funded projects in Manipur and visit land custom station in Moreh, inaugurate a seminar on Policies and Problems of Sports in the Northeast being organized by the Manipur Olympic Association.

The Olympic Games participants from North East would also be felicitated by the minister during his visit to Manipur.