New Delhi: Putting rest to speculations, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel yesterday announced a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh for each member of the victorious Blind cricket T20 World Cup winning squad.
Speaking at the launch of the Delhi Gramin Khel Mahotsav here, Goel told reporters that the government is committed to support the differently-abled players.
"Each player of the blind cricket T20 World Cup winning squad will receive Rs 5 lakh prize money," Goel said.
With an aim to promote indigenous games and unearth talents from the remote parts of the country, the Delhi Gramin Khel Mahotsav — from March 25 to 31.
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