Hockey India To Give Financial Aid To 61 Unemployed Players

Hockey India To Give Financial Aid To 61 Unemployed Players

Hockey India officiating President, Gyanendro Ningombam said the objective of the initiative is to provide basic financial relief to the athletes.

NEW DELHI || Hockey India (HI) has decided to provide 61 unemployed players, including 34 women, with financial assistance amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic., an official said on Tuesday.

Athletes not holding employment are facing constraints due to the pandemic, impacting them adversely, a statement further said.Under the initiative, each player will be provided with a sum of 10,000 rupees to help them return to sporting activities.

Hockey India officiating President, Gyanendro Ningombam said the objective of the initiative is to provide basic financial relief to the athletes.

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