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PM Modi chairs meeting with Sports Ministry officials over Tokyo Olympics preparation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting with the Sports Ministry officials over India s preparation for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The meeting was held last month and the details have come out now.Modi headed the meeting at his residence, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, on November 20. The meeting was attended by sports Secretary, Director General of Sports Authority of India (SAI), and CEO of Target Olympics Podium Scheme (TOPS).Various new schemes were discussed including the One State One Game Principle policy and the inclusion of the corporate sector in the sports to uplift athletes condition.It was decided that One State One Game Principle would be examined by the States and its modalities will also be worked out. The aim would be to make one state proficient in a single sport in which it possesses the special aptitude and to work towards getting an Olympic gold medal in the same. Children from other states wishing to compete in that sport may also be sent to this particular


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