COME AND PLAY SCHEME
GUIDELINES ON ‘COME AND PLAY’ SCHEME
The new ‘Come & Play’ Scheme is being formally launched at NIS, Patiala, SAI Head Office and also at other centres of SAI on 9.10.2011. The Pay & Play Scheme which is already in operation at NIS & other centres of SAI will continue simultaneously.
The main aim of the scheme is to impart Coaching primarily to beginners to encourage mass participation in sports and for optimum utilization of the available sports infrastructure.
SPORTS DISCIPLINES COVERED & FACILITIES BEING PROVIDED
The scheme targets below 16 age group, so that talent could be spotted and nurtured by systematic coaching support available in the centre. The specific sports disciplines being covered under this scheme at NIS on the basis of available infrastructure, sports equipment and coaches and work load of National Camps and Regular Scheme like Diploma Course, Centre of Excellence, STC, Pay & Play and Skill Development Programme etc., are as under :
1.Archery, 2. Athletics, 3. Boxing, 4, Basketball, 5. Cycling, 6. Fencing 7. Gymnastics, 8. Hockey, 9 Handball 10.Volleyball, 11. Yoga, 12. Judo, 13. Table Tennis, 14.Lawn Tennis, 15. Swimming 16. Techno Gym, 17. Wushu.
The discipline-wise intake may be determined on the basis of infrastructure facilities, Coaching support available and the carrying capacity of the Centre.
The specific timing will be earmarked for the trainees of this scheme, keeping in view the local school timings and also that it does not clash with regular/national camp training scheme.
Age group below 16 Years for “Come & Play” Scheme And Above 16 Years of age for “ Pay & Play” Scheme
TRAINEES AS FEEDER TO STC SCHEME
Meritorious talent emerging from this scheme will also form a pool and entry link for induction into regular residential sports promotional schemes of STC.
MONITORING OF PROGRESS OF COACHING OF TRAINEES
The trainees will be monitored by the Coaches/Sports Scientists on a quarterly basis & if satisfactory progress is not achieved at the end of 6 month after enrollment, he/she will be weeded out. They may also be weeded out if they do not have 75% attendance. Further trainees may also be weeded out at any time, if guilty of misconduct.
The application form is available at Pay & Play / Come & Play Section @ Rs.10/- each form. The registered trainees are issued an identity card/entry card. The registered trainee are provided playing arenas/ non-consumable equipment Like field, track, table, mats etc. Minimum and inescapable consumables like balls, and other equipment is also be provided.
The complimentary membership (without fee) is issued to Arjuna and Dronacharya Awardees, International sportspersons and National medal winners during last 3 years, SAI employees, their spouse and children on yearly basis.