In a bid to promote rural sports
in North Eastern states, the central government will provide a
one-time capital grant of Rs five lakh and Rs one lakh at the
block panchayats and village level respectively.
Football`s world governing body
FIFA has responded positively to Sports Minister MS Gill`s
request for help in implementing the village level initiative
of Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan, the AIFF said on Friday.