SAI to extend medical & accident insurance cover to more than 13,000 athletes, coaches, and support staff
In the wake of pandemic, Sports Authority of India has decided to extend medical and accident insurance cover to more than 13,000 athletes, coaches and support staff.
As per the plan, an “insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh each will be provided to all national campers.
Khelo India and junior athletes training at SAI Centre of Excellence will also come under the scheme”.
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju said all national-level athletes will have insurance cover not just during the camps but throughout the year under the scheme.