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All pending bills of sports wing players pertaining to diet cleared: Amrit Kaur Gill

Chandigarh, October 9:

"All pending bills with regard to diet provided to players of sports wings being run by the Punjab Government have been cleared". This was divulged here today in a statement by the Director, Sports Department, Punjab, Mrs. Amrit Kaur Gill.

The Director further said that the amount of all pending bills has been cleared as per the directions of the Chief Minister, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh who also holds the Sports portfolio. The Director also elaborated that the providing of refreshment/diet to the players of sports wings of schools/colleges concerning session 2017-18 has also been set in motion. She also disclosed that the residential players are being provided diet/refreshment on per day per player basis at the rate of Rs. 200 while the day scholars are being given diet/refreshment on same basis at the rate of Rs. 100. The Director also added that the players of the sports wings had met the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and raised the issue of not getting diet regarding which the Chief Minister assured them that no bill related to the diet has remained pending.