Financial assistance from National Sports Development Fund to Seema Antil Punia, Athlete for training during January to June 2016

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved financial assistance to Seema Antil Punia, Athlete from NSDF for training and other support as part of preparation for Olympics 2016.  She has been allocated a budget of Rs 75.00 lacs under the scheme.

It is noted that her coach, Shri Ankush Punia will accompany her during the period of training abroad.  The competent authority has approved financial assistance to Seema Antil Punia for training under Mr. Tony Ciarelli as per details given below:

S No Item Rate and amount projected Rate and amount approved
1 Coaching/Training fee USD 18000 @ USD 3000 per month for six months USD 18000 @ USD 3000 per month for six months
2 Boarding/lodging for two persons USD 33000 @ USD 5500 per month for six months for two persons USD 33000 @ USD 5500 per month for six months for two persons
3 Local transport USD 6000 @ USD 1000 per month for six months USD 6000 @ USD 1000 per month for six months
4 Massage and Physiotherapy USD 9000 @ USD 1500 per month for six months USD 7200 @ USD 1200 per month for six months
5 Food supplement USD 4800 @ USD 800 per month for six months USD 4800 @ USD 800 per month for six months
6 Gym fee and Equipment USD 9000 @ USD 1500 per month for six months USD 6000 @ USD 1000 per month for six months
7 Mental trainer USD 9000 @ USD 1500 per month for six months USD 9000 @ USD 1500 per month for six months
8 Competition fee USD 700 @ USD 100 per meet for 07 meet As per actual subject to maximum USD 700 (To be paid on reimbursement basis)

9 Air travel Not indicated One time air travel for two persons in excursion class in the shortest route
10 Insurance/visa Not indicated Actual
Total Assistance approved:

(1) Coaching fee for six months: USD 18000;

(2)Other training expenses for six months: USD 66000 + participation in competitions, air fare, visa

Approval of the competent authority is hereby given for release of 90% of the estimated cost of training for January and February 2016 (two months) as under:

  1. a) Coaching fee: USD 5400 (US Dollar Five thousand four hundred only) (90% of USD 6000)
  2. b) Training expenses on other items: INR equivalent to USD 19800 (US Dollar Nineteen thousand eight hundred only) which works out to Rs 13,12,378.00 (90% of USD 22000)