Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons (PDUNWFS) was set up in March, 1982 with a view to assisting outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryear, living in indigent circumstances who had brought glory to the Country in sports. The scheme as revised in May, 2016 to provide for lump sum ex-gratia assistance to outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryears. Provision of pension has been done away with as there is already a Scheme of Pension for Meritorious Sportspersons.

Objectives

The Fund shall be utilized for the following objectives:

  • To provide suitable assistance to outstanding sportspersons now living in indigent sportspersons.
  • To provide suitable assistance to outstanding sportspersons injured during the period of their training for competitions and also during the competitions, depending on the nature of the injury.
  • To provide suitable assistance to outstanding sportspersons who bring glory to the country in international field and who are disabled as an after effect of their strenuous training or otherwise and to provide them assistance for medical treatment.
  • To administrator and apply the funds of the Fund to promote the welfare of the sportspersons generally in order to alleviate distress among them and their dependents in indigent circumstances
  • To administer and apply the funds of the Fund for active sportspersons individually or collectively as a group.
  • To do all other things which are incidental to the above objectives

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application Form

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