Shillong: The Sports Department of the State has spent T. 49, 05,000 lakhs for giving grants and help to the 36 sports association to participate and organized sports event.
This was informed by the Sports Minister, Banteidor Lyngdoh in reply to a question from Mawsynram Legislator, Himalaya M Shangpliang in the Assembly yesterday. These grants are for the years 2018-19, said the Minister.
At the same time the Minister said that for 2019-20, The Government has allotted 34 39,150 lakhs to help around 64 Sports Association.
At the same time, The Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that for the year 2018-19, the Government has sanction to the Sports Department T.201 crores