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ATHLETE CENTRIC CHARTER

EXTENSION CENTRE SCHEME

OBJECTIVE

The extension centres of STC/SAG centres Scheme was started to cover schools and colleges for wider coverage in 2005, with a view to develop sports standards in schools and colleges which had requisite basic infrastructure and had shown good results in sports. Trainees in the age group of 12-18 years are adopted under the Scheme.

DISCIPLINES COVERED:

Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Wrestling & Wushu (18 Disciplines).

SELECTION OF THE INSTITUTION:

Schools and colleges actively involved in sports and having adequate infrastructure are eligible under this scheme. The institution should have a past history of producing national and international sports persons.

SELECTION OF TRAINEES:

Not more than 20 trainees in a School/College are adopted under the Scheme. The students of nearby schools/colleges can also be admitted. The selection of trainees is done by a duly constituted Committee consisting of (1) Regional Director (SAI) or his representative (2) The Head of the College/Institute or his representative (3) Experts/Coaches from the school/college of the concerned discipline (4) Outstanding sports persons of the area. Age is relaxed in cases of commendable results / exceptional talent.


These Extension Centres are monitored by the nearest STC/SAG and Heads of SAI Regional Centres under whom the respective School/College falls. The power to sanction such Centres vests with the Director General, SAI.


NORMS OF ASSISTANCE TO THE TRAINEES/ INSTITUTIONS:

SN Particulars Amount
1 Sports Kit (per trainee, per annum) 5000.00
2 Competition exposure (per trainee, per annum) 2000.00
3 Stipend (per trainee for 10 months in a year) 6000.00
4 Insurance (per trainee, per annum) 150.00
5 Infrastructure and equipment support in the identified
institutions, per trainee, subject to ceiling of Rs.1.00 lac
5000.00