Race walker Bhawna Jat and quarter-miler V Revathi are the only two athletes from Tokyo Olympics contingent participating in the event.
At its two-day executive council meeting Jaipur, the Athletics Federation of India resolved to support juniors in events like 400m, javelin throw, long jump, triple jump and race walking.
At the end of its two-day executive council meeting here, the AFI also said a tournament similar to a national championship or a final tr ial will be held before the Olympics and the World Championships to select the teams for these events.
The contract of the 59-year-old German, a former world record holder, was valid until the end of the Tokyo Olympics.
World Athletics U20 Championships: Bronze at last after years of expectations from 4x400m relay teams at marquee events
Two runners running their third race of the day. One runner carrying an ankle injury that necessitated doctors asking him to pull out of the Worlds. One runner running for vindication. Stories behind India's mixed 4x400m relay bronze at the U20 Worlds.
Neeraj Chopra’s gold at Tokyo 2020 removed huge mental block from Indian athletes’ psyche: AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla
Chopra's gold is also the second individual gold medal won by an Indian at the Olympics after Abhinav Bindra at Beijing in 2008.
'Not going to be content': Neeraj Chopra eyes World Athletics Championships gold after Olympic history
No Indian has ever won a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletics coach Radhakrishnan Nair recalls backing Neeraj Chopra despite fifth-place finish in 2015 Nationals
Recommending a fifth-place finisher for the national camp was unusual but Nair, an experienced World Athletics Level-5 coach, did that and it turned out to be a momentous call as Chopra scripted history.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla lauds organisers for 'excellent and outstanding job' with athletics events
Sumariwalla said though these Games were "different" due to the strict restrictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers have done everything under their command to stage a "fantastic" Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: We will take action if athletes do not perform well, says AFI president Adille Sumariwalla
AFI also decided against pulling out long jumper M Sreeshankar and 20km race walker KT Irfan from the Games despite a dip in their form.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AFI asks Games-bound trio of M Sreeshankar, KT Irfan and Bhawana Jat to pass fitness test
Bhawana and Irfan, both 20km race walkers, and long jumper Sreeshankar were told by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to undergo a test to check their competition fitness. All the three are currently training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru.
Dutee (women's 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (men's 400m hurdles), Gurpreet Singh (men's 50km race walk) and Annu Rani (women's javelin throw) have been assured of entries on the strength of their rankings.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AFI conducts trials of quarter-milers at NIS Patiala to pick mixed, men's 4x400 relay teams
Along with 15 athletes in individual events, the two relay teams had also qualified for Olympics, but the AFI faced a tricky situation as the camper quarter-milers had a poor show during the recent National Inter-State Championships.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Veteran discus thrower Seema Punia seals Olympic quota in Nationals; Hima Das set to miss Games
The 37-year-old Punia, who had won a silver in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games, breached the Olympic qualifying mark of 63.50m.
He was associated with Indian athletics for nearly two decades since the early 2000s, training the Indian athletes during his multiple stints.
Indian Grand Prix 4: Shot putter Tajinder Singh Toor qualifies for Tokyo Olympics as records tumble in Patiala
Toor crossed the Olympic Qualification mark with a throw of 21.49m and broke his own National Record. The Olympic Qualifying effort in this event is 21.10m.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's javelin coach accuses SAI and AFI of failing to provide high-level training to athletes
German coach Uwe Hohn said the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) "did not do enough" to provide high-level competitive training for its athletes.
AFI cancels athletics team's trip to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan over 'quarantine rules', announces Indian Grand Prix 4 as alternative
The decision to hold the fourth series of the Indian GP was taken after the AFI's efforts to send a 40-member team for competitions in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan could not achieve success due to "changed quarantine rules" in those countries.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra returns to international competitions after more than a year with trip to Europe
Chopra has not taken part in any international event after qualifying for the Tokyo Games in March last year in South Africa.
After last year's season was completely wiped out by the pandemic, the AFI was able to host three IGP events and Federation Cup (15 to 18 March) this year.