Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday introduced that the state authorities has determined to nominate Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu because the Further Superintendent of Police (Sports activities) within the police division.
Biren Singh mentioned he has requested Chanu to go away her present job within the Railways and be a part of the Manipur police division.
“I’ve requested Mirabai to tender her resignation. She ought to put together herself for the subsequent Olympics as your entire nation is wanting as much as her for a gold medal,” he mentioned.
Along with this, Singh mentioned Mirabai Chanu would even be rewarded with Rs 1 crore as introduced by the federal government.
The state has introduced a money reward of Rs 1.2 crore for gold medal, Rs 1 crore and Rs 75 lakhs for silver and bronze medals respectively for athletes collaborating within the Olympic Video games.
Chanu, who landed on the IGI Airport New Delhi on Monday, will arrive in Imphal on Tuesday. The state authorities has organized a grand occasion to felicitate the ace weightlifter on the metropolis conference centre, Imphal.
The Chief Minister additional introduced that Olympian Judoka Likmabam Sushila Devi would even be promoted from the submit of Constable to Sub-Inspector. Sushila Devi, 2014 commonwealth video games silver medalist in Judo, had misplaced to Hungarian Judoka within the elimination spherical of 32. However, he mentioned all of the 5 Olympians together with Sushila can be given Rs 25 lakhs every.
The Manipur authorities, in the meantime, has determined to determine a World Class Weightlifting Academy within the state quickly.