Rohtak: Adding another feather to her cap, Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik was appointed the Wrestling Director of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak.
Announcing the decision, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that Malik will be given Rs 21 lakh out of his discretionary fund along with a 500 square yards plot.
Haryana government had earlier felicitated the grappler with a cash award of Rs 2.5 crore for her historic achievement at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Speaking on the occasion, BJP’s Rohtak MLA Manish Kumar Grover said that the state government was preparing excellent sportspersons and coaches in a planned manner to promote sports in the state.
First Published | 7 September 2016 9:03 AM