Union Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs. 5 Lakh (Five Lakh) to Fencer Ms. Kh. Kalambia Chanu.
The fencer is originally from state of Manipur.
The financial sanction is meant for her medical treatment.
The financial assistance has been approved from the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS).
It need be mentioned that Ms. Chanu is suffering from multiple Sclerosis and could not continue her sports and living in indigent conditions.>