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Include international medallists in CGHS scheme: Sachin Tendulkar to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Sachin Tendulkar, Sachin Tendulkar India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PM Modi, Central Government Health Scheme. CGHS, sports news, Indian Express Sachin Tendulkar has requested PM to a minimum of think about addition of global medallists( non Govt staff members )on a”pilot/test’, whose expense advantages can be evaluated by the sports ministry.(Source: Express Archive)Famous Sachin Tendulkar has actually written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to include all worldwide medallists in Central Federal government

Health Scheme( CGHS). Discussing the plight that elite sportspersons go through when dealing with health concerns, Tendulkar in his letter pointed out the example of Hockey Olympic gold medallist Mohammed Shahid’s last days.

“I am writing to you as a worried sportsperson on behalf of all the sportsperson in our nation requesting your kind intervention for addition of all sportsperson who have won medals internationally in the list of sportsperson eligible for CGHS centers,” Tendulkar wrote to Modi on October 24, a copy which is in ownership of PTI.CGHS is gettinged by all Central Civil servant who have access to medical centres which is connected with this scheme.Tendulkar, in his letter to PM Modi, informed him that he had earlier taken up the issue with both sports ministry and health ministry.”They(Health Ministry )were helpful of the idea however shared their inability to think about larger series of sportsperson under CGHS scheme through their reply dated September 14. I entirely appreciate and understand their position basis our initial request,”Tendulkar wrote.Tendulkar has actually requested PM to at least think about addition of international medallists (non Govt staff members )on a” pilot/test ‘, whose expense advantages can be evaluated by the sports ministry.”As soon as we analyse the cost/benefits the exact same can be extended to additional classifications of sportspersons in a phased manner, after worth of Pilot Programme is examined by Health Ministry,”the genius wrote.Tendulkar discussed late Shahid, who got aid just throughout his last days. Shahid passed away due to liver related problem.”Not all sportspersons have actually been historically assigned government tasks, for this reason even if limited pool of global medal winners are considered, we can prevent events of lethargy such as Shri Mohammed Shahid, one

of our biggest hockey gamers, “he even more wrote.As a parting shot, Tendulkar composed:”I have been through numerous tough injuries where I have actually felt the pressure of an unsure resurgence. The quantity of physical and psychological tension that sportsperson goes through is enormous.” The medical expense creates extra problem on professional athletes, which in turn acts as a deterrent.”For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App Tags:

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