Tokyo heroes join unique school visit campaign; Neeraj Chopra to visit Sanskardham in Ahmedabad on 4th December
Avni Lekhara, who won gold medal in shooting competition at Tokyo Paralympics, nominated as the state brand ambassador of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” scheme
Jaipur, August 31. Women and Child Development Minister Mamta Bhupesh congratulated Avni Lakhera of Jaipur, who won the gold medal in shooting competition at Tokyo Paralympics, saying that with hard work and dedication, she has won a historic victory by defeating all her challenges with courage. Avni Lakhera has been nominated by the department as the state brand ambassador of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” scheme.
CM Announces Prize Money for Sportspersons Bringing Honour to State: CM Gehlot announced to give Rs. 3 Cr to Gold medalist in shooting Ms Avani Lekhara and Rs. 2 Cr and Rs. 1 Cr respectively to the Silver and the Bronze medal winners in javelin throw Devendra Jhanjharia and Sundar Gurjar.
Medal Winners to Get Rs. 3 Crore, 2 Crore and 1 Crore Respectively for Gold, Silver and Bronze
Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman in history to win a Paralympic Gold medal in shooting
Sumit Antil won the gold medal in the men's javelin throw (F64) event
Devendera,Sundar and Yogesh have been part of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)
India’s Avani Lekhara becomes the first Indian woman in history to win a Paralympic Gold medal in shooting for the country
Prime Minister congratulates Avani Lekhara for winning Tokyo Paralympics gold medal
Sports Minister Shri Anurag Thakur also wished para shooter Lekhara on her historic achievement