Excellence in Sports
Dated : 27, December, 2004
Sub - Customs and Central Excise Performance Award Fund- Grant of Ex-gratia cash award to the eminent sports person and winners of Civilian Awards of the Department-Issue of Guidelines/instructions-Regarding
The Governing body has reviewed the existing guidelines on the above subject circulated vide Directorate's letters F.No.712/GBM/l/96-DPO(WF) dated 28,10.96 and F.No. 7l2A-GBM/97-DPO(WF) dated 12.7.99 and has decided to consolidate and modify the existing schemes for grant of Ex-gratia cash award to the sports persons of the Department participating in the National/International Sports Meets and bringing laurels to the Department and the Country and recipients of Civilian Awards like Padmashree, Arjuna, Dronachrya etc as per table below-
A. Individual participation
B. Team participation (awards for individuals)
C. Coaches : 50% of the award admissible to the individual sports person.
D. Arjuna Award & Dronachrya Award : Rs. 1 lakh
E. Padmashree : Rs. 5 lakhs
2. Besides above, the Governing Body has also decided that the following categories of sports events/competitions could be considered for grant of financial assistance from the Performance award Fund in order to enable the Departmental officers/staff/teams to participate in these events subject to the condition that none of the bodies conducting the sports events or competitions are commercial organizations. :-
3. You are requested to give wide publicity to the aforementioned shemes amongst the officers and staff under your jurisdiction.