Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug. 30 (ANI
): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh
felicitated 103 sportspersons and coaches on National Sports Day
"Sports talent will be supported, nurtured and groomed to excel on the world stage like the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Asiad. Pension scheme for the sports-persons who are above 60 years old and who have participated in Olympics, Commonwealth Games
will be launched," he said. Raman Singh
announced the launch of a tennis academy in Raipur and a games village in Bilaspur.
Indian hockey player Renuka Yadav was also presented Rs. 10 lakh for her performance at the Rio Olympics
2016 and was assured a job in the state sports department. (ANI