Para athletes give us inspiration, are treated at par with able-bodied athletes, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
Rijiju also said that he will request the respective state governments to support the paralympians in their respective region in the best possible way.
Deepa Malik confirms retiring from sport in September, says didn’t make news public while running for Indian Paralympic chief
Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman to claim a medal in the Paralympic Games, has retired from active sports, a decision she took before becoming the Paralympic Committee of India President earlier this year but revealed only on Monday.
Suvarna Raj rues lack of facilities after accommodation issues mar National Para Athletics Championships in Panchkula
Medal-winning Indian para-athlete Suvarna Raj, who is taking part in the 18th National Para Athletics Championships at Panchkula, lamented the poor facilities for the physically challenged at the venue, where apparently even the toilets are not accessible.
Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletes
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals
Para Athletics Championships: Amit Saroha clinches silver in men's club throw event, sets Asian record
Amit's best throw of 30.25 metres, which came in his third attempt, fetched him the silver medal.
Indian para-athletes did the country proud by claiming 13 medals in the season-opening Fazaa International IPC International Athletics Grand Prix at the Dubai Club Stadium.
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Sunday laid the foundation stone of the Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gandhinagar, which will be the first-ever training facility in the country dedicated to para athletes.
India's Amit Kumar Saroha missed a bronze medal by a whisker in the men's F-51 club throw competition at the Rio Paralympic Games on Friday
Sports Minister Vijay Goel has requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet India's para-athletes after their stupendous show at the Rio Paralympics.
The first Indian woman to clinch a Paralympic medal, a thrilled Deepa Malik says her F-53 shot put silver is a result of being daring enough to dream.
Mariyappan Thangavelu, who scripted history at Rio Paralympics 2016 by clinching gold medal, has donated Rs 30 lakh from the prize money towards his school.
Apart from the selection matters, SAI will also take care of coaching camps and submission of entries of para-athletes in international tournaments.
Taking a cue from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the government on Wednesday suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for gross negligence and poor management of the 15th National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad last month.
Anand's reaction comes in the wake of reports revealing shocking treatment meted out to participants of recently concluded National Para-Athletics Championship in Ghaziabad.
he 15th National Para-Athletic Championships was in the news for all the wrong reasons last weekend. Reports surfaced during the three day event about the substandard facilities provided to the differently-abled athletes.