DEPUTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE SAI/NSNIS REGULAR COURSES IN COACHING
Introduction: Under this scheme the department deputes one or two candidates every year for undergoing the Regular Course in Coaching conducted by the Sports Authority of India, National Institute of Sports.
The expenditure towards II Class Railway fare, Sports Kit, course Fees and a monthly stipend of Rs. 300/- per month towards boarding facilities is sanctioned by the department to the candidate selected to undergo this course.
Procedure: The Sports Authority of Goa recommends the sports discipline in which the candidate is proposed to be sent for the Coaching Course, based on the suggestions of the various State Level Sports Associations.
The relevant formalities for deputation of the candidates are duly completed by the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs after obtaining necessary Government approval and sanction.
Eligibility: All outstanding sportspersons above 18 years & below 35 years of age possessing a Graduate Degree and having represented the State at the recognized National Level Competitions for not less than 3 times are eligible for the course. However, the final selection of the candidate is done by the SAI/NIS based on their merit/achievements and performance in the written & practical tests conduced by them.
Special Scholarship: Special scholarships are sanctioned by the SAI/NIS to the following categories:
· Women having completed M.P.Ed. Degree
· Economically backward classes Sportspersons.
Detailed procedures/Application forms are available with the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs.