The Kerala authorities Wednesday introduced a Rs 2 crore-reward and a job promotion for P R Sreejesh, the goalkeeper of the Indian males’s hockey workforce that gained a historic bronze medal on the Tokyo Olympics. It was after a span of 41 years that the Indian hockey workforce completed on the rostrum on the Olympics.
V Abdurahiman, the minister for sports activities in Kerala, made the announcement at a press convention in Thiruvananthapuram after the Cabinet assembly.
The minister added 33-year-old Sreejesh, who’s at the moment the deputy director (sports activities) within the normal schooling division of the state authorities, can be promoted because the joint director (sports activities).
Sreejesh, a local of Kizhakkambalam in Ernakulam district, was given a rousing welcome on the Cochin worldwide airport earlier this week. Sreejesh rode an open jeep together with the sports activities minister and MLA Anwar Sadath, a consultant of the Opposition, from the airport until his residence.
The minister additionally declared Rs 5 lakh as reward every for all of the Malayalis who took half within the Olympics this yr.