Kiren Rijiju Committee: Strategise Preparations for 2020, 2024 Olympics
High-Level Committee has been constituted under chairmanship Union Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju to coordinate and strategise preparation for 2020 and 2024 Olympics. Main focus of HLC would be to ensure maximum participation and medals from Indian athletes in Tokyo Olympics 2020.
About Kiren Rijiju Committee
Objective: To ensure that the performance of the Indian athletes is optimised in Olympics and other multidisciplinary events.
Members: High-Level Committee comprises of 10-member including prominent sportspersons like Olympic medallists Tennis ace Leander Paes, Shooter Gagan Narang, Secretary of Department of Sports Radhey Shyam Julaniya, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra, IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, President of Indian Athletics Federation Adille Sumariwalla and Chief of Boxing Federation of India chief Ajay Singh.
For Tokyo Games 2020:
Committee would seek to provide all possible support to potential and qualified athletes. It would also facilitate smooth logistical arrangements for participation of Indian athletes, so as to ensure seamless acclimatisation and hospitable environment for Indian participant contingent.
For Paris Games 2024:
The aim of committee would be to chart out a road-map for preparation and to continuously review and suggest course correction whenever required.
Apart from these the committee will also prepare a strategy for bidding of multidisciplinary sporting events in future.
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