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The Badminton Association of India in a first-ever initiative doled out cash incentive of INR 1 Crore and 60 lakhs to the member associations for development of the sport across the country.

The cash disbursement follows the decision on Monday, as adopted in the Executive Council meeting presided over by BAI President Himanta Biswa Sarma, at New Delhi.

The cash incentives by BAI, where each of its 30-member associations received a sum of 5 lakh will be aimed at helping the state units develop and promote all their grassroots programmes while establishing a progressive pathway for the shuttlers in states.

Also, in accordance with the roadmap drawn up for the Tokyo Olympics, two years hence, BAI’s efforts to multiply the success and garner a rich medal haul, the new cash flow to its member associations is intended at giving them a major boost.