The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved financial assistance from NSDF to Chain Singh, Shooter for training and other support as part of preparation for Olympics 2016. He has been allocated a budget of Rs 40.00 lacs under the scheme.
There is no objection for Col Lalit Sharma accompanying you at no cost to Government; Indian Army may consider funding the foreign trip of Col Sharma.
Approval of the competent authority has been obtained for release of about 90% of the sanctioned amount as indicated below:
a) Rs 8,41,000.00 (Rupees Eight lacs forty one thousand only), for purchase of Rifle and Ammunition;
b) USD 785 (US Dollar Seven hundred eighty five only) and GBP 630 (GBP Six hundred thirty only) for visit to UK for ammunition testing.