Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said that India House would be set in Tokyo with all facilities for the Indian players as a part of preparations of Tokyo Olympics 2020. Talking to media persons at Gandhinagar, Mr. Rijiju said that he would himself lead an Indian delegation to Tokyo as a part of Olympic preparations.
He said that nutritional food as per the advice of the coach and nutritionist and other technical facilities would also be made available at proposed India house. He said, the government has ensured that all the players get full honour.
He said that there was already a provision of pension for the Asian Games, Commonwealth and Olympic Games medal winners but the government is now also creating a system to help those players who had won medals but were not in good financial condition.