Minutes of Postal Sports Board Meeting held on 25th March 2021 – Daily Food Allowance, Cash Awards, Kit Allowance and Tracksuit Grant for Postal Tournaments
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Welfare & Sports Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
All Heads of Postal Circles
Sub: 24 Postal Sports Board Meeting held on 25th March 2021 – reg.
I am directed to invite your kind attention to the minutes (Circulated vide No. 2-02/2021-WL&Sports dated 08.04.2021) of the 24th Postal Sports Board Meeting held on 25th March 2021 under the chairmanship of Secretary (Posts) and Co chairmanship of DG (Postal Services). In the meeting, total 16 items were taken up for consideration and after discussion; the decisions taken in case of 7 items are hereby conveyed as under. The orders for remaining items will be issued separately as and when final decision is taken.
(II) Item No.1and 2
- Increase of Daily Allowance for All India Postal Tournaments.
- Increase of Refreshment Allowance for All India Postal Tournaments and National Level Tournaments.
It has been decided to merge Daily Allowance and Refreshment allowance into “Daily Food Allowance“. It subsumes all previously given rates DN/local DN/Refreshment allowance as follows:
a. Daily Food Allowance to be paid at rate of Rs 500 Per Day during tournament days of All India Postal Tournaments (including journey period as per standard practice). The earlier rates were Rs 150 per day.
b. Daily Food Allowance to be paid at the rate of Rs. 200 Per Day during Coaching camp days of All India Postal Tournaments and National/International Level Tournaments (Camps for National/ International events organized by Directorate). The earlier rates were Rs 85 per day.
(III) Item No. 3 Enhancement of rates of Cash Awards (given to winners of Postal Tournaments/Events). It has been decided to enhance the rate of cash awards as follows:
For Individual based Events (Badminton, Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis, Cultural Meet, Wrestling, WL/PL/BP, Athletics and Cycling) cash awards to be given at following rates:
|Old Rate||New Rate|
For Team Based Events (Football, Volleyball, Basketball , Cricket, Kabaddi and Hockey) cash awards to be given at following rates:
|Old Rate||New Rate|
|Winning Team||Rs. 500 per player||Rs.1000 per player|
|Runner Team||Rs. 300 per player||Rs. 600 per player|
(IV) Item No. 4 Enhancement of Kit Allowance (All India Postal Sports meet)
It has been decided to enhance the rates of Kit Allowance for All India Postal Sports Tournaments/Cultural Meet as follows:
|EVENT||Old Rate||New Rate|
|All India Postal Sports Tournaments||Rs 1000/-||Rs 1500/-|
|All India Postal Cultural Meet||Rs. 500/-||Rs 1000/-|
*The allowance will be paid to participant per event basis. No restrictions on number of tournaments player/officials/participant can take part in.
(V) Item No. 4.1 Clarification regarding exact amount of Kit allowance to be paid for the first timer and thereafter.
It has been decided to end the practice of unequal kit allowance to first timer and Second timer. It has been decided that Equal rate of Kit Allowance will be applicable every time as per Item No. 4 above.
(VI) Item No. 5 Enhancement of Kit Allowance given to team for National and International Level Tournament.
It has been decided to enhance the rates of Kit Allowance given to India Posts team for National/International Level Tournaments to Rs 2000 (from previously paid rate of Rs 1500). It shall be applicable for teams nominated through Postal Directorate.
(VII) Item No. 12
(i) Fixing the amount/ceiling for Tracksuit granted to players
(ii) Giving tracksuit every year instead of 2 year.
It bas been decided to grant Rs 1500/- per year for tracksuit to participants of All India Postal Sports Tournaments.
These orders will come into effective from the date of issue. Past cases will not be re opened. This issues with Dairy No. 52/2021-22/FA-CS (P) of IFW dated 29.06.2021 and approval of Secretary (Posts).
Director (Welfare& Sports)
& Secretary, Postal Sports Board