The rewards for the Commonwealth Games champions have been announced by the state government. For the Keralites who took home the gold and silver medals, prizes of Rs. 20 lakh and Rs. 10 lakh, respectively, have been announced. The decision of the cabinet meeting held today.
Also announced were the winners’ awards for the Olympiad in chess. Nihal Sarin will receive 10 lakhs and SL Narayanan will receive 5 lakhs, and the government will offer the victors jobs.