Coaching Scheme


Competition Scheme

The coaching and competition scheme is one of the most important schemes of the Department. The talented players are imparted training by the expert coaches at about 300 coaching centres established by the Department at Village, Block and District level. To hunt the talent amongst players and to examine their performance, the conduct of competitions at Block, District and State level are also equally important. There was a budget provision of Rs. 34.12 lacs during the year 2005-06 which was significantly increased to Rs. 2.50 crores during 2007-08 & 2008-09. Due to increase in the diet charges, the budget was enhanced to Rs. 2.85 crore for the year 2009-10. There is a provision of Rs. 3.00 crore in this scheme for the year 2010-11. In addition to this, the Deptt. through Punjab State Sports Council gets additional funds of Rs. 2.27 crores to conduct the various levels of competitions under Punchayati Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) Scheme. The objective of the coaching and competition scheme is as under :-

Govt. of India organizes All India Rural Sports Competitions, under PYKKA Scheme and All India Women Festival at the National Level. The Sports Department organizes following competitions:

Rural Sports Competitions:
Women Sports Programme:

The following facilities are provided to the players during competitions:-

State Level Competitions:
Participation in the National Level Competitions:

The Punjab State is far ahead of other states and most of the time, Punjab is over all champion in these competitions.

Coaching Scheme:

Prior to state teams participation in the National Level PYKKA Rural Competition, National Women Sports Festival and Sub Junior/Junior/Senior National Championship, the Department organizes coaching for a period of fifteen days. During the coaching camps players are provided Diet [at] Rs. 120/- per head per day, lodging and equipment. The coaching camps conducted by the Department in the previous years is as below :-

Coaching Camps Conducted in Previous Years
Year No. of Camps No. of Trainees Attended Coaching Camp
2001-02 22 1033
2002-03 26 438
2003-04 16 438 
2004-05 27 466
2005-06 31 1144
2006-07 150 1378
2007-08 500 4000
2008-09 100 5500
2009-2010 250 7000