- Based on the recommendations of the Identification committee of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) chaired by Shri Anurag Thakur, MP, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has included 39 more athletes in the Scheme.
- These athletes will get assistance under the TOP Scheme for Rio Olympics and 2020 Olympics. Earlier, the Ministry had named 45 athletes in the Scheme.
- The Ministry has already given funds of about 1.35 Crores to 10 athletes so far under the Scheme. It has also organised mental training camp of archers under the TOP Scheme.