Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today spoke to Tokyo Olympics participants from the state and announced cash prize for winning medal in the grandest sporting event.
The CM announced Rs 6 crore for winning Gold medal, Rs 4 crore for Silver medal and Rs 2.5 crore for clinching Bronze medal.
He also announced Rs 15 lakh for each participant from Odisha.
The participating athletes from Odisha are as follows:
👉 Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas – Men’s Hockey
👉 Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo – Women’s Hockey
👉 @DuteeChand – Individual 100m and 200m dash
👉 @PramodBhagat83 – Badminton (Paralympics)@TheHockeyIndia @afiindia
— Odisha Sports (@sports_odisha) July 8, 2021