Sports varsity to be set up at Sidhupur village: Minister
| Wednesday | 17th July, 2019
Tribune News ServiceFaridkot, July 16To boost the sports in the state, the Punjab Government has decided to establish an international-level sports university at Sidhupur village in Patiala.
The state government is taking technical assistance for this university which will come up over about 100 acres.
The minister said the state government had commenced the tradition of honouring sportspersons with Maharaja Ranjit Singh awards.
The Chief Minister has decided to enhance the prize money to Rs 5 lakh from the next time onwards.
Sodhi said in the new sports policy, 3 per cent jobs had been reserved for players in each department.
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