Friday, May 18, 2012

Central Assistance to Goa sanctioned under PYKKA

The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has released Central Assistance to the Government of Goa of Rs.17.59 Lakh for development and maintenance of playfields in Village Panchayats and Block Panchayats.

The Ministry had sanctioned Rs 35.19 Lakh in September 2009. Out of this amount, Rs 17.59 Lakh was released earlier as first installment. After obtaining the confirmation of utilization of the said amount, the balance amount of Rs 17.59 Lakh has been release now.

The amount has been sanctioned under Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA), for procurement of sports consumables, maintenance of playfields including payment of honorarium to Kridashrees and to conduct annual sports competitions.

PYKKA which aims at development and maintenance of playfields in village and block panchayats across the country and organizing annual sports competitions from block to national levels is implemented through the State Government/UTs.