State Govt to Reward Khelo India Medal Winners from Assam

GUWAHATI, January 11, 2020 : The Assam government announced cash rewards for the medal winners from Assam in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020.

According to reports, Gold medal winners will be rewarded with Rs. 1,00,000 while Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 50,000 will be given to silver and bronze medal winners.

Meanwhile, Upasha Talukdar bagged two bronze medals in gymnastics. She is the first to win a medal for the state in the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games.

A total of 6,456 students from 37 teams will compete in 451 medal events and the coveted prizes under two categories, namely under-17 school students and under-21 college students. The various competitions will be held at 11 different venues across the city. 
—- (GPlus)