Media Release : BCB assistance for sportspersons affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan, MP today (Wednesday, 20 May 2020) handed over 501 cheques of Taka ten thousand each to State Minister for the Ministry of Youth & Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell as part of the BCB’s initiative to support sportspersons affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. (List of sports federations attached)

The cheques were distributed to sportsmen and women of 23 sports federations under the National Sports Council other than cricket. Secretary for the Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammad Akhtar Hossain and BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury were also present during the cheque handover.

Sports federations receiving BCB assistance:

Sl.

Federation

Number of Cheques

Amount on cheque (per head)

Total assistance

1.

Bangladesh Football Federation

100

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 10,00,000.00

2.

Bangladesh Hockey Federation

50

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 5,00,000.00

3.

Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

4.

Bangladesh Roller Skating Federation

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

5.

Bangladesh Amateur Boxing Federation

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

6.

Bangladesh Taekwondo

30

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 3,00,000.00

7.

Bangladesh Rugby Federation (Union)

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

8.

Bangladesh Rowing Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

9.

Bangladesh Archery Federation

25

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,50,000.00

10.

Bangladesh Martial Art Federation

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

11.

National Paralympic Committee of Bangladesh

20

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,00,000.00

12.

Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation

16

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,60,000.00

13.

Bangladesh Deaf Sports Federation

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

14.

Bangladesh Handball Federation

20

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,00,000.00

15.

Bangladesh Kho Kho Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

16.

Bangladesh Wushu Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

17.

Bangladesh Swimming Federation

25

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,50,000.00

18.

Bangladesh Tennis Federation

10

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,00,000.00

19.

Bangladesh Molhila Krira Sangstha Federation

20

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,00,000.00

20.

Bangladesh Volleyball Federation

20

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,00,000.00

21.

Bangladesh Athletic Federation

25

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 2,50,000.00

22.

Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

23.

Bangladesh Gymnastic Federation

15

BDT 10,000.00

BDT 1,50,000.00

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TOTAL

501

BDT 50,10,000.00