AIZAWL: Indian women’s hockey star Lalremsiami from Mizoram would be offered a government job and house plot in her hometown by the Mizoram Government, said state Chief Minister Zoramthanga.
The Mizoram government would also reward Lalremsiami with a cash incentive of Rs 25 lakhs for her participation at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The state government has already sanctioned Rs. 20 Lakhs for her preparation for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
"Our hockey star Lalremsiami will be offered a government job & will be given a house plot at her hometown. Govt of Mizoram had sanctioned Rs. 20 Lakhs for her preparation; will reward her with another Rs. 25 lakhs cash incentive for her participation at the Tokyo Olympics 2020," CM Zoramthanga tweeted.
Lalremsiami was part of the Indian women’s hockey team that finished fourth at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The Indian Women’s Hockey team was defeated 3-4 by Great Britain in today’s bronze medal match at Oi Hockey Stadium —North Pitch.
Although the Indian women's hockey team lost their bronze medal match, they captured the hearts of all Indians with their performance.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also announced a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for each of the state’s nine daughters who are members of the team.
It was the first time an Indian women's hockey team contested in a medal match.
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