Mr Sreejesh, Vice Captain of Indian Hockey Team, who performed well in the Asian Games has been offered the post of DEO in the Kerala Education Department.
Briefing on Cabinet decisions, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said, ‘the government has also decided to give cash awards to those who have won medals in the recent Asian Games.’
Sreejesh will be given Rs 15 lakh, while Tintu Luka, who won both gold and silver medals, will be given Rs 25 lakh, Rs 17.5 lakh will be given to Deepika Pallikal who won silver and bronze medal and Rs 7.5 lakh each O P Jaisha, P D Thulasi and P O Robin who won bronze medals. The coaches will be given Rs 2 lakh each.
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