Indian Govt allots INR 8.16 lakhs for first-ever Olympic fencer Bhavani Devi to compete in World Cups

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, earlier this year, approved an ACTC amount of INR 3 Crores to the Fencing Association of India (FAI) for the financial year 2021-22, until March 2022.

Indian Govt allots INR 8.16 lakhs   for first-ever Olympic fencer Bhavani Devi to compete in World Cups
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Bhavani Devi, who made history as the first-ever Indian fencer to represent India at the Olympics in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is set for participation in four international competitions in 2022.

To facilitate Bhavani's participation in the competitions, A total of INR 8.16 Lakh has been sanctioned by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports via the Annual Calendar for Training and Competition (ACTC).