National Sports Development Fund

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry Friday launched three major initiatives - online portal for schemes of department of sports, National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) website and revised scheme of cash award, national welfare and pension to sportspersons.

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, while announcing the new initiatives from his ministry, said they were launched with a vision to make these schemes more user-friendly, easy to access and transparent.

Sep 20, 2019 17:09
CHENNAI: In a big boost for athletics and shooting respectively, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has cleared Rs 50 million each from the National Sports Development Fund for the academies run by Anju Bobby George and Gagan Narang.
Feb 01, 2019 19:02
NEW DELHI: In the interim budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, the allocation to sports has been increased for the financial year 2019-2020.  This includes a hike in funds for the Sports Authority of India (SAI), the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) and the corpus meant for giving incentives to sportspersons.
Jan 02, 2019 15:01
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore revealed during a Rajya Sabha meet on Monday that the Indian government had increased its funding to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) during the financial year of 2016-17.
May 05, 2018 17:05
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry will invite the country’s top businessmen to invest in the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) as a part of a ‘public-private partnership’, Times of India reports.  The government will be looking to rope in those corporates who have a history of supporting sporting initiatives in the executive board that manages the NSDF.
Mar 21, 2018 10:03
MUMBAI: India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) has made contribution of Rs 100 million to the National Sports Development Fund. This is the third installment of contribution made by the IIFCL making its total contribution to the NSDF Rs 300 million.