The Sports Ministry has decided to constitute a high-level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons in India.
Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel addressed a congregation of top women athletes of the country on International Women’s Day at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.
He assured the equality of right and all support to the sports women. He stated women athletes, if they will have any complaint can approach the committee for their grievance redressal. He also said ministry follows a zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment.
The committee will function under the chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Sports) and will comprise athletes, an advocate, senior officers of the Sports Ministry and sports journalists.
Source- The Hindu