Sports Minister Vijay Goel has said that a new task force was being created to help in improving Olympic performances for the next 12 years.
It aims in making sure Indian athletes do well in the next three Olympics.
“The task force will be set up very soon to prepare a comprehensive plan for ensuring better performance by our athletes in the next three Olympics,” he said after presenting awards to international and young athletes from Sports Authority of India (SAI) at a function at the Calicut University campus
The task force will analyse the analyse the performance of the athletes in the recently-concluded Rio Olympic Games.
“Maximum utilisation of facilities available in the country by the athletes will be ensured. Our intention is also to get the involvement of corporate sector so that the athletes will get the support,” Goel said.
He added that all necessary facilities would be provided to athletes so that they could train without any hassle.
“Indians will be given preference in the selection of coaches and the service of foreign coaches would be made available wherever Indian talents are not available,” he said.