I am glad to inform you that the TOP Scheme Elite Athletes Identification Committee of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India, has selected the following 4 ( four ) Judokas under the Target Olympic Podium scheme for providing financial assistance :
1] Mr. Vijay Kumar Yadav ( -60 Kg.)
2] Mr. Avtar Singh ( -90 Kg.)
3] Ms. Thoudam Kalpana Devi ( -52 Kg. )
4] Ms. Tulika Maan ( +78 Kg. )
Under the scheme the Selected Judokas can avail funding and other support from the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the following activities :
A] Customized training under reputed Coaches at Institutes having world class facilities.
B] Participation in International competitions.
C] Purchase of equipment.
D] Services of Support persons like Physical trainer, Mental trainer, Physiotherapist etc.
E] Insurance coverage.
F] Services of medical experts and sports scientist.
G] Any other support specified to Judo discipline.
( Mukesh Kumar )