Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that assured career progression of sportsperson with Railways is being worked out. He instructed senior officials to prepare a draft of career progression of Railway sportspersons by 30th of October. The Minister felicitated Railways’ medal winners and participants of Tokyo Olympics in a function yesterday to honour Indian Railways’ 25 players and six coaches who participated in the Tokyo Olympics.
The Railway Minister had declared Special Cash Awards to Indian Railways athletes and coaches besides Railway Sports Promotion Board’s regular Cash Awards.
In Tokyo Olympic Games, 25 players, six coaches with a Physio were part of 126-member Indian Olympic contingent.