Delhi govt raises prize money for Asiad medal winners

New Delhi: Delhi government on Tuesday increased the prize money for the state players who won medals at the recently-concluded 18th edition of the Asian games. This was announced by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the felicitation ceremony organized to honour the players.

The state government raised the prize money of gold-medalists from 20 lakhs to 1 crore while for the silver medalists it has been increased to 75 lakhs from 14 lakhs.

Likewise, the bronze medal winners also got a raise from existing 10 lakhs to 50 lakhs.

Kejriwal further stated that the government would also arrange employment for the medal winners.

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