Tushar Mane and T Devi Thaangiam started the count of India’s medal tally on the first day itself by winning two silvers. In what can be called a mind-blowing performance, India won three gold medals, nine silver medals and a bronze medal have a final rank of seventeen. With the second best rank of India being fifty-eight in these sports, this was truly a spectacular performance. This is great achievement for India and is a result of proper backing and support and efforts of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Finally, Indians can believe that sports s vociferously backed by an institution that is not only providing them with support but is also ensuring that India wins at the international level.
The efforts of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and the sports ministry has been a very huge help when it comes to bringing about radical changes in the sports sector of the country. It is a rare occurrence in India that a minister in charge of sports puts in as matches the efforts of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Rathore is an ex-sportsperson himself and has written history by winning the country’s first silver medal in shooting at the Athens Olympics. This fact is important and instrumental in him being good at his job.
Efforts of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore that ushered in the change.
Rathore has revolutionised TOPS scheme which is very radical in itself. This ensures the nurturing of future Olympic medallists just like it is done in China and other leading countries in sports if not better. Rathore also promoted the Khelo India campaign via which young talent was spotted in school level games and picked to be provided with proper grooming.
He also ensured that support is granted or denied to top sports administrators based only on merit. With all this in mind, the common man can sit back with the merrythought that the sun of Indian sports has finally risen.