Lucknow: The Shaheed Major Amiya Tripathi Memorial Institute has taken an initiative on the appeal of UPOA to give Financial assistance to 13 players of Lucknow hostel every month.
The initiative comes after the appeal of the Uttar Pradesh Olympic Association (UPOA) to help players who are facing financial crisis living at home due to the closure of sports colleges and hostels since March, 2020 last year due to the Corona epidemic.
The Shaheed Major Amiya Tripathi Memorial Institute has taken the initiative going forward. Under this scheme, a total of 13 players including 7 inmate boys and 5 girls residing in Lucknow hostel will be given financial assistance of one thousand rupees per month till the hostel is closed.
Dr. Anandeshwar Pandey, General Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Olympic Association started this scheme by providing assistance of one thousand rupees to Anshul Nishad, an in-house student of swimming. Dr.Anandeshwar Pandey also appealed to other institutions in this regard to come forward and help such players. He said that most of the players are from poor families, due to which they are facing the need of proper diet due to financial crisis.
In such a situation, with the help of people, they will get support in this crisis. Ajay Kumar Tripathi, patron of Shaheed Major Amiya Tripathi Memorial Institute, said that the assistance amount to these players will be directly transferred to their account by the institute.
This institute was established in the memory of martyr Major Amiya Tripathi, who is active in social work in Kushinagar. The All India Martyr Major Amiya Tripathi Cricket Tournament and torch run in memory of martyrs from Lucknow to Kushinagar’s Fazilnagar has been organized by the institute. However, this competition is not being organized during the Corona period.
These players will get financial assistance
Boys Category: Anshul Kumar Nishad, Suraj Yadav, Shivam Kumar Sharma, Suraj Chauhan, Shivjit Chauhan, Devanand Chauhan, Satyam Nishad
Girls Category: Kajal Nishad, Sheetal Nishad, Pratiksha Nishad, Deepshikha, Poonam Chauhan