Know why BCCI had bother awarding prize cash to junior cricketers

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) says that it has confronted problem in issuing prize cash to six junior cricketers as their account is open beneath the 'Jan Dhan' scheme. A board official mentioned on the situation of confidentiality {that a} most quantity of Rs 50,000 could be deposited in such accounts.

Cricketers of all age teams had been to be given one and a half lakh rupees

The BCCI Apex Committee official advised PTI, "One and a half lakh rupees had been to be given to the cricketers of all age teams who acquired the award on the BCCI annual ceremony. <! –

                 The switch of prize cash to senior gamers was accomplished instantly after the ceremony on 11 January. But the transaction of Rs 1.5 lakh within the account of 5 junior cricketers was rejected.

He mentioned, 'After making an attempt so as to add cash to those accounts a number of occasions, we requested our financial institution about it, then it got here to know that the accounts of those cricketers are open beneath the Jan Dhan Yojana. In such a scenario, solely 50,000 rupees could be deposited at a time.

After this, the BCCI requested its financial institution (Bank of Maharashtra) to contact the banks with all gamers' accounts in order that the problem could be resolved. This subject could be resolved by changing 'Jan Dhan' accounts into financial savings accounts, by which there is no such thing as a higher restrict on money deposits.

Match charges are fairly low for junior cricketers

The official mentioned, 'Actually, the match charges for junior cricketers are very low. Under-16 gamers get Rs 10,000 per match (Rs 2500 per day) and under-19 gamers get Rs 40,000 (Rs 10,000 per day).

He mentioned, 'So in regular occasions, when match charges are transferred to those accounts, then there is no such thing as a drawback. Since the quantity was excessive this time, there was an issue.

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