CHANDIGARH, FEB 18 :The Chandigarh Sports Department has enhanced the rates of scholarship to the outstanding sportspersons from the session 2011-2012.
According to a spokesman, the scholarship cash award for first position holder n the U.T State Championship for Senior (U-19), Inter School and Inter College Tournament has been hiked to Rs 4000 per annum from Rs 720-1000.
There were no cash prizes for the second and third position holders.According to revised scholarship cash awards, silver and bronze medalists will receive Rs 2400 and Rs 1500, respectively.
The gold medalist in the Chandigarh State Championship for Junior (U-14 & 17) Inter School Tournament will be entitled to scholarship of Rs 3000 annually. Earlier this amount was just Rs 700 per annum. The second and third position holders will receive Rs 1800 and Rs 1000 per annum. Earlier, there was no provision of scholarship for second and third positions.