Ministry approves grant for Mary Kom`s boxing foundation

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 19:29

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has given in-principle approval for a grant of Rs 309.56 lakh to Olympic medallist Mary Kom`s Regional Boxing Foundation at Imphal for construction of a gymnasium hall and procurement of equipments.

The grant, to be disbursed from the National Sports Development Fund, will be released in instalments after fulfilment of certain conditions as required under the NSDF scheme and completion of necessary formalities, the ministry said in a statement.

The Foundation proposes to set up the facilities at the new site allotted by Manipur government.

Earlier, NSDF had released Rs 492.00 lakh to the Usha School of Athletics, Kozhikode, Kerala, for laying an eight-lane synthetic track of international standard with supporting facilities.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 19:33

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