HIGH CASH INCENTIVES

With effect from July 2001, the Government of Tamilnadu has decided to award High Cash Incentives to outstanding sports persons in lieu of the scheme of allotting house/flat/plot. Sports persons who qualify for the scheme are those who have won medals at the Olympics, Asian Games, and Common Wealth Games which are conducted once in every 4 years. Other sportspersons who qualify are those who have won medals at the South Asia Federation Games and National Games which are conducted once in 2 years.

Priority-based Incentive

This table displays the priority accorded to each event and the associated cash award.

CategoryOrder of priority sports discipline Quantum of High Cash Award (Rs. in lakhs)
Gold Silver Bronze
1

Olympics
  (Once in 4 years)

*Individual event/
Team events per player

200.00   100.00 50.00
2

Asian Games
(Once in 4 years)

*Individual event/
Team events per player

50.00 30.00 20.00
3

Common Wealth Games
(Once in 4 years) 

*Individual event/
Team events per player

50.00 30.00 20.00
4

Soth Asian Federation Games
(Once in 4 years) 

*Individual event/
Team events per player

5.00 3.00 2.00
5

National Games
(Once in 2 years) 

*Individual event/

5.00 3.00 2.00

Eligibility

The sportsperson should be a resident of Tamilnadu in the last five years prior to the date of the medal-winning performance.

Incentive to Coaches

State coaches who train medal-winning sportspersons will be given fifteen percent (15%) of the cash award as incentive.


Non-Olympic

Award of Cash incentives to the Sports persons representing Tamil Nadu who win medals in international Competition in the non -Olympic Sports disciplines of Chess,Carrom,Tennikoit and Powerlifting.

SI.NoSports DisciplineCash Incentive
Gold Silver Bronze
1

International Competitions in Chess,Carrom, Power lifting and Tennikoit

Rs.20 lakhs                   Rs.15 lakhs                       Rs.10 lakhs                              
2

National Competitions in Chess,Carrom,Power lifting and Tennikoit

 Rs.1 lakh                         Rs.50,000                     Rs.25,000                            
 

International Competitions

Chess:

Person who is titled Grand Master           - Rs.5.00 lakhs 
Person who is titled International Master  - Rs.3.00 lakhs 

Carrom: 

 1. World Cup 
2. World Championship

Powerlifting:

 World Powerlifting Championship 

Tennikoit:

 World Cup 

National Competitions:

1     Chess :                National Chess Championship (Men and Women)

2.

Carrom

National Senior Carrom Championship (Men and Women)

3.

Powerlifting

National Senior Powerlifting Championship (Men and Women)

4.

Tennikoit

National Senior Tennikoit Championship(Men and Women)

Other Links

Event Calendar