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India’s Rio Olympics budget: Here’s how govt spent Rs 30 crore

The Indian government spent over Rs 30 crore from a budget of about Rs 40-45 crore for the Rio Games preparations. Here’s a look at the financial break up:

olympics Updated: Aug 23, 2016 21:16 IST

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
School children form the emblem of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in Ahmedabad.
School children form the emblem of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in Ahmedabad. (AFP Photo)
         

The Indian government spent over Rs 30 crore from a budget of about Rs 40-45 crore for the Rio Games preparations under the Target Olympic Podium scheme over the last two years. While shooters got the bulk of the amount, badminton and boxing were next in line. Here’s a look at the financial break up:

Compiled by Leslie Xavier

First Published: Aug 23, 2016 11:46 IST

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