SPORTS TOURNAMENTS

(PYKKA Calender for National Level Tournaments 2012-13)

 

        PANCHAYAT YUVA KRIDA AUR KHEL ABHIYAN (PYKKA)
        NORTH EAST GAMES
        WOMEN SPORTS FESTIVALS
 
 

PANCHAYAT YUVA KRIDA AUR KHEL ABHIYAN (PYKKA)

The Scheme of PYKKA was launched by the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, in the year 2008- 09 with a view to broad-basing games and sports and to tap the hidden talent in rural area.

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SUBJECT

PROVISIONS OF THE SCHEME

 

 

COMPONENT

 

ANNUAL COMPETITIONS GRANT

 

1.

 

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

 

  • To provide universal access to sports in rural areas and promote a sports culture among both boys & girls.
  • To harness available and potential sporting talent among rural youth through a well designed competition structure from the block level.
  • To put in place an effective mechanism to identify and nurture sporting talent in rural areas.
  • To promote both indigenous and modern games and
  • To create seamless integration between the competition structure right from the Panchayat level through to the National level in order to facilitate exponential growth in the number of high performing sports persons.

 

2.

SPORTS DISCIPLINES

NATIONAL LEVEL

 

Athletics, Gymnastics, Swimming, Badminton, Table Tennis, Cycling, Archery, Wushu, Taekwondo, Weightlifting, Boxing, Judo, Wrestling, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Hockey Football, Volleyball, Basketball and Handball

NOTE:

  • 10 Sports disciplines at the State level to be selected out of the above 20 disciplines of National level with preference to both individual sports and team games ideally in the ratio of 60:40, respectively, as best suited to the states and UTs. The states may conduct competitions in more than 10 disciplines at their own expenses.
  • 10 Sports disciplines at District level similar to State level with preference to both individual sports and team games ideally in the ratio of 60:40, respectively.
  • 5 Sports disciplines at block panchayat level to be selected out of 10 disciplines of District level with preference to both individual sports and team games ideally in the ratio of 60:40, respectively.
  • As no competitions are envisaged under PYKKA at village panchayat level, no sports disciplines are recommended for village panchayats. However, as the rural youth from the village panchayats will be required to compete in sports competitions to be organized in the block panchayat of their area, the village panchayats may select all five or anyone of the sports disciplines selected by their block panchayat to prepare their athletes for participation in block level competitions.

 

 

3.

 

FUNDING PATTERN FOR COMPETITIONS

LEVEL OF COMPETITION

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

BLOCK

Rs.50,000/- per block for 5 sports disciplines

DISTRICT

Rs.20,000/- per discipline for 10 sports disciplines

STATE/UT

Rs 80,000/- per discipline & Rs.40,000/- per UT for 10 sports disciplines

NATIONAL

Rs.3,00,000/- per discipline for 20 sports disciplines to host state

 

4.

 

FUNDING PATTERN FOR PRIZE MONEY

 

LEVEL OF COMPETITION

PRIZE MONEY AVAILABLE

FIRST

SECOND

THIRD

MEDALS/ TROPHIES

BLOCK

20000

12000

4000

9000

DISTRICT

40000

24000

8000

18000

STATE LEVEL

75000

50000

25000

50000

UT LEVEL

40000

20000

10000

30000

NATIONAL LEVEL

Rs.50,000/- per discipline for shields, medals & utility prizes

 

5.

ELIGIBILITY, AGE & SELECTION

 

  • All local rural youth of village panchayats residing in their respective block/ district/state will be eligible to participate under the activities and competitions of PYKKA.. Decision of local panchayat will be final in this regard.
  • For ensuring the mass participation of rural youth for instilling a culture of physical fitness among them, all the local residents of village panchayats without any age bar will be eligible to participate in competitions upto block level.
  • For district level competition & onwards, only the youth below the age of 16 years as on 31st December of the year of the competition will be eligible to take part.
  • The selection criteria for the rural youth for allowing their participation in district level competitions in individual disciplines will be on the basis of positions secured by them at block level competitions. While the position holders above the age of 18 years will be automatically debarred from taking part in district level competitions, rural youth below the age of 18 years will be selected on the basis of position secured/in order of merit by them at block level competitions for allowing their participation in district level competitions onwards.
  • For team events, the selection will be done by the Committee constituted for the purpose. The Block Level Committees will be constituted by the concerned district level committees or the state level committee, as may be decided by the concerned State Government.
  • There shall be adequate representation of tribal boys/girls in selection of players, wherever there is tribal population.
  • All states/Uts are required to organize the competitions up to state level quickly so that National Games under PYKKA can be organized before the close of the financial year

 

 

6.

 

Approval Mechanism, Release of Funds and Submission of Utilization Certificate

 

 

Funds for the conduct of lower level competitions will be released to the states directly by the MYAS as per the calendar of competitions submitted by the State Governments/ Uts. The funds will be released in two installments i.e. first installment of 75% of admissible grant and second installment of 25%, the second to be released on receipt of a progress report about utilization of the amount released in first installment. The progress report should be sent under the signature of a designated officer of the State level implementing agency. The prize money will however be released 100% in advance.

 

The State Government will have discretion in the composition of state level and district level Executive Committees subject to the condition that, as far as possible, representation of panchayats must be ensured upto district level. Similarly representation of Government of India/GOI agencies nominees, wherever prescribed should be ensured.

 

COMPONENT

ANNUAL ACQUISITION GRANT

 

1.

OBJECTIVE

The Annual Acquisition Grant will be for a period of 5 years for the acquisition of sports equipment, accessories, first aid and sports medicine kit, support fixtures, consumables and repair and maintenance of equipment. This would be tantamount to tapering grant. The state governments/local bodies would be expected to meet the full funding requirement beyond 5 years.

 

 

2.

FUNDING PATTERN

       Rs.10,000/- to each Village Panchayat (100% Central Grant)

       Rs.20,000/- to each Block Panchayat (100% Central Grant)

       The grant will be released by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, directly to the states

3.

PERMISSIBLE ITEMS

Under this component of the Scheme, the expenditure on the following is permissible:

  • Sports equipment such as bats, Racquets, sports kits etc.
  • Sports accessories such as pads, guards, helmets, bands etc.
  • First aid and sports medicine kit
  • Special sports gear
  • Score board
  • Consumables such as nets, balls, shuttlecocks, chalk etc.
  • Indoor fitness equipment
  • Other items permissible under the detailed State Action Plan

4.

GUIDELINES

For the utilization of Annual Acquisition Grant, the following guidelines will be followed for purchase of consumable equipment:

 

  • The consumable equipment will be purchased for the events selected for each sports discipline only
  • Normally in an individual sport, 3-4 players should be there for each event/weight category
  • In the team games, at-least 2 (two) complete teams may be there in each centre.
  • The quality equipment will be purchased keeping in view the standard of players
  • The list for purchase of consumable equipment will be made in order of priority of requirement basis so that the items required on priority could be purchased first, keeping in view the resources available
  • Normal procurement procedures may be followed

 

 

COMPONENT

ANNUAL OPERATIONAL GRANT

 

1.

OBJECTIVE

The Annual Operational Grant will be for a period of 5 years for the management of sporting activities and honorarium to Kridashrees. years. The state governments/local bodies would be expected to meet the full funding requirement beyond 5 years.

2.

FUNDING PATTERN

  • Rs.12,000/- per year for each Village Panchayat (100% Central Grant)
  • Rs.24000/- per year for each Block Panchayat (100% Central Grant)
  • The grant will be released by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, directly to the states

 

3.

PERMISSIBLE EXPENDITURE

  • Honorarium to Kridashrees @Rs,1000/- per month at Block Panchayat level and @Rs.500/- per month at Panchayat level.
  • Management of sporting activities
  • Management of day to day maintenance of the centres such as marking of play fields, watering, rolling etc.
  • Routine repair and maintenance
  • Other items permissible under the Detailed State Action Plan

4.

GUIDELINES

  • To oversee the functioning of PYKKA centres at block level and panchayat level, local committees with reputed persons including sportspersons may be constituted.

 

NORTH EASTERN GAMES

The Scheme of North East Sports Festival was launched by the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports in the year 1986-87 and is being operated through the Sports Authority of India. The scheme has been subsumed in the newly instituted scheme named “PYKKA”. The funding for the North East Games is being arranged from the PYKKA Budget. The other features of the North East Games are as under:-.

OBJECTIVE

To broad base games and sports in otherwise neglected areas of the North Eastern States

STATES COVERED

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura

SPORTS DISCIPLINES

Broadly, 8 sports disciplines of Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Football, Hockey, Judo, , Table Tennis & Weightlifting have been included. These could, however, be changed depending upon the availability of facilities with the host state

FINANCIAL ASSISTNCE TO STATES BY THE MYAS FOR LOWER LEVEL COMPETITIONS

Block level competitions Nil

District level competitions Rs.50,000/- per district

State level competitions Rs.75,000/- per discipline

for 8 sports disciplines

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO HOST STATE FOR CONDUCTING

NORTH EAST GAMES:

 

A- Item-wise fixed grants

Opening & Closing ceremonies Rs. 3,00,000/-

Local Transportation Rs. 5,00,000/-

Preparation of Play fields & equipment Rs. 2,00,000/-

Accommodation Rs. 4,00,000/-

Expenses for conducting display/ Rs. 90,000/-

Competitions in indigenous martial arts

Total-A Rs.14,90,000/-

B – Items- on realization basis

Boarding expenses of participants and officials

@ Rs.150/- X 1500 persons X 6 days Rs.13,50,000/-

 

Traveling expenses for 1500 person (2nd class

Train/bus to participants and officials) Rs.1500/- Rs.22,50,000/-

Medals, shields, trophies & certificates Rs. 1,50,000/-

Utility Prizes for winners(@ Rs.1500/-X200 Rs. 3,00,000/-

Persons)

Misc. expenses Rs. 50,000/-

Total – B Rs. 41,00,000/-

Grand Total A+B Rs. 55,90,000/-

ELIGIBILITY:

  • No age restriction – the idea being that the best available sports men and sportswomen in each event should be selected to participate for each state covered under the games.
  • Participants must be resident of the state which they intend to represent in the games for the last five years. Residence certificate is required to be produced.

 

SPOTTING OF TALENTED PLAYERS:

  • The experts after observing the North East Games spot the talented players and submit their lists. These lists are circulated to the State Sports Departments for giving special attention to these players and providing them necessary facilities. These lists are also circulated to SAI Regional Centres for considering their admissions to the SAI Centres.


NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL FOR WOMEN

The origin of the National Sports Festival for Women dates back to 1975 when the festival was organized as a part of the celebrations connected with the International Women’s Year. Considering the impact the festival made in arousing sports consciousness amongst women in the country, the Government of India decided to make it an annual feature. The other features of the National Sports Festival for Women are as under:-

OBJECTIVE

To promote sports amongst women

Sports Disciplines

Group I : Basketball, Gymnastics & Swimming

 

Group II : Handball, Hockey & Lawn Tennis

 

Group III : Athletics, Badminton & Table Tennis

 

Group IV : Kabaddi, Kho-Kho & Volleyball

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STATES BY THE MYAS

Block level competitions

Competitions will be organized by the States/UTs. From their own resources.

 

District level competitions

Rs.10000/- per discipline for 12 sports disciplines

 

State level competitions

Rs.6,00,000/- @Rs.50,000/- per discipline for 12 sports disciplines

 

UT level competitions

Rs. 3,00,000/- @Rs.25,000/- per discipline for 12 sports disciplines

 

National level

Rs.3,50,000/- per discipline for 12 sports disciplines (Rs.3.00 lacs to the host states for making various arrangements for the festival & Rs.50,000/- per discipline to SAI for medals/shields/certificates & utility prizes etc).

ELIGIBILITY

 

  • No age limit – the idea being that the best available sportswomen should be selected for participation
  • Sportswomen working with Railways, Defence and other departments also allowed to represent the states concerned.

SPOTTING OF TALENTED PLAYERS

 

  • The experts after observing the National Sports Festival for Women spot the talented players and submit their lists. These lists are circulated to the State Sports Departments for giving special attention to these players and providing them necessary facilities. These lists are also circulated to SAI Regional Centres for considering their admissions to the SAI Centres.

 

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