Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel after reaching Rio de Janeiro convened a meeting of Indian officials camping there to discuss and review the facilities for Indian Olympic Contingent and other related issues. Ministry and SAI officials briefed Shri Vijay Goel about the efforts made by them to address the problems, if any. The Minister was informed that Indian authorities themselves have arranged chairs etc. in players’ rooms wherever they were demanded. He was also informed that players of Indian contingent are fully focussed and disciplined and preparing well for their events to bring laurels to the country.
The Minister directed the officials to monitor and attend to the problems of the players on priority basis constantly to provide them an opportunity to excel in their performance at the field.
Shri Vijay Goel also visited some of the venue of the events where Indian players will participate in different competitions.
He is scheduled to visit Village Games later to interact with the Indian players first hand and boost their morale.