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Wednesday 19 February 2020

Help for para athlete Deepa Malik

New Delhi Paraplegic athlete Deepa Malik has been selected under Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for financial assistance from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for training as part of preparation for Para Olympic Games 2016 and a budget of Rs 30 Lakh has been allocated to her from NSDF for training from July 2015 till Para Olympic Games 2016.

The competent authority has approval financial assistance for three-and-a-half months training from 1 July to 15 October of this year as per the details given below:

Financial assistance for 3 ½ months training from 01.07.2015 to 15.10.2015 – item wise
S No Item Amount
1 Coaching fee Rs 1,05,000.00 @ Rs 30,000 per month for 3 ½ months
2 Physiotherapist

(4 visit a week)

Rs 60,000.00 @ Rs 1000 per visit for 60 visit
3 Nutritionist

(2 visit a week)

Rs 30,000.00 @ Rs 1000 per visit for 30 visit
4 Sports Psychologist

(2 visit a week)

Rs 30,000.00 @ Rs 1000 per visit for 30 visit
5 Gym training including Sauna & Massage Rs 28,000.00 @ Rs 8 ,000 per month for 3 ½ months
6 Wheel Chair Attendant (Escort) Rs 35,000.00 @ Rs 10,000 per month for 3 ½ months
7 Wheel Chair accessible accommodation Rs 1,07,000.00 @ Rs 1,000 per day for 107 days
8 Out of pocket allowance Rs 1,05,000.00 @ Rs 30,000 per month for 3 ½ months
Total 1. Coaching fee: Rs 1,05,000.00

2. Out of Pocket Allowance: Rs 1,05,000.00

3. Other training expenses: Rs 2,90,000.00

Grand total Rs 5,00,000.00

The authority has also approved release of advance to the tune of 90% of the approved amount of coaching fee (Rs 94,500.00) and other training expenses (Rs 2,61,000.00) as indicated below:

  • Coaching fee: Rs 85,050.00 after TDS at the rate of 10% (Rs 9450.00);
  • Other training expenses (other than out-of-pocket allowance): Rs 2,61,000.00.

The athlete receiving the Arjuna Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in August 2012
The athlete receiving the Arjuna Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in August 2012

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