Chandigarh, Feb 18, 2020 ( YS .Rana): Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal has approved the
proposal to increase the diet-allowance of sportspersons participating in state and national-level school sports competitions.
While giving information about this, Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal said that the diet allowance of sportspersons participating in state-level school sports competition will be increased from Rs. 125 to Rs. 200 per day and for the players who participate in the national-level competition the allowance will be increased from Rs. 200 to Rs. 250 per day. He said that the purpose of increasing the diet allowance is to provide a nutritious diet to the
The Education Minister said that the sportspersons of Haryana have been dominating in a competition like Khelo India, Asian, Commonwealth, and Olympic Games. Haryana has made it to the second place in Khelo-India in the last two years despite being a small state. He informed that the state government is providing facilities to students by developing interest in sports at the school level.
He said that sports are a part of every person’s life and it is like food for the body. Just like food intake provides nutrition and energy to the body, sports help students ease-out mental burden and physical fatigue.
Education Minister Kanwar Pal said that the dietary allowance of sportspersons has been increased by the present state government, it will provide a wholesome diet to the players and their performance in sports will improve.