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.