THE SPORTS Authority of India (Bhopal) has invited applications for selections in the day boarding and residential schemes of different games for session 2007-08. The selection trails will be organised on February 20.
According to the Sports Authority Of India (SAI) press release, the applications have been invited from boys and girls for the games, including athletics, basketball, boxing, hockey, water sports, taekwondo and volleyball. For football applications are invited from boys only.
The selected players for day boarding will get an annual stipend of Rs 6,000. Besides, Rs 3,000 for participating in competitions and Rs 4,000 for sports kit. The students selected for the residential scheme will avail all these facilities and also get medical facilities, insurance, food and hostel.
The players in the age group of 14 to 18 years are eligible to apply. The medal winners of national and international meets will avail the age relaxation of 1-2 years. The interested players have to report with attested photocopies of birth certificate and required sports kit on February 20.