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SAI To Employ Olympians, Paralympians As Coaches & Assistant Coaches

New Delhi: The Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) has determined to make use of Olympians and Paralympians as coaches and assistant coaches at its varied Nationwide Facilities of Excellence (NCOEs) in an try to recognise the achievements of nation’s sporting heroes.

The employment course of, already underway, creates vacancies for 23 assistant coaches and 4 coaches. Olympians and Paralympians are eligible to use as assistant coaches and medal winners can straight apply for the place of coaches which is a Group A place, stated SAI in a press release on Thursday.

“To ensure that athletes who are still in active participants in sporting competitions can continue with their sporting career, Olympians and Paralympians appointed as coaches would be allowed to continue their sports training as long as they are active sportspersons and maintain desired performance at the international level.”

The chosen coaches may also must pursue the diploma in sports activities teaching performed by NSNIS Patiala, if they’ve already not taken the course beforehand.

Talking concerning the determination, Union Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju stated, “It is a constant endeavour of the sports ministry and SAI to recognise the achivements of our sporting heroes, as well as to ensure that they lead a life of dignity and comfort.”

“This decision to employ Olympians and Paralympians is the government’s way of appreciating their service to the nation, as well as to attract the best talent from the world of sport to coaching. Coaches are the backbone of the sporting ecosystem and we need to employ the best sportspersons as coaches also,” he added.

The detailed commercial concerning eligibility, instructional/skilled qualification age, and so on. and software type is out there on the SAI web site.

(IANS)

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