Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan honoured Tokyo males’s hockey crew’s member Vivek Sagar Prasad, a resident of the state, with DSP’s job, Rs one crore money prize and a home on Thursday. When the media had requested Prasad what he would do with the money prize he’s getting within the occasion, the 21-year-old, a local of Itarsi in Hoshangabad, innocently stated that he’ll organize a correct home for his or her dad and mom.
Son of a college instructor Rohit Prasad, a local of Bihar, who migrated to MP in quest of work years in the past, the household nonetheless lives in a kachcha home of their village and the media had additionally highlighted this.
When the Chief Minister had his flip to talk, he introduced that his dad and mom will get a job at place of their selection from the state authorities. Chouhan additionally introduced to nominate Prasad as a Dy Superintendent of Police in Madhya Pradesh police in addition to honouring him with Rs one cr money prize introduced earlier.
His coach, former technical adviser of the MP Hockey academy, who had found Prasad’s expertise, Ashok Kumar, son of hockey wizard Maj Dhyanchand, was additionally honoured within the occasion. Former Olympian Shivendra Kuamr, an MP native who’s assistant coach of males’s nationwide hockey crew would additionally get Rs 25 lakh money reward, introduced Chouhan.
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, a shooter who was additionally a part of Tokyo’s Indian contingent, was given Rs 10 lakh money prize so was Prachi Yadav, who’s heading to Tokyo to participate in Paralympics.
Lauding India’s efficiency in Tokyo, Chouhan stated it’s additionally the duty of the state to advertise sports activities and develop Olympic-level athletes. “Its not a win for Indian hockey however a re-invention and we have to take the sport to previous glory,” stated Chouhan on Tokyo bronze medal in males’s hockey.
“Our gamers didn’t lack however the way in which the sport (hockey) had modified prior to now, had led to a decline in Indian hockey, claimed Chouhan hinting in the direction of introduction of astro-turf within the sport.
Part of males’s hockey squad, a Manipur native, Neelakanta Sharma, who trains at MP hockey academy will gather his Rs one cr money award later. Lauding the ladies’s crew for the resilience proven at Tokyo, Chouhan introduced Rs 31 lakh money reward for the crew.
Early within the day, Prasad landed on the airport the place he was given a hero’s welcome by sports activities lovers and minister for Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia.
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