New Delhi, Sep 25 (UNI) Beijing Olympics' gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and ace shooters Gagan Narang and Anjali Bhagwat have been included in the core group of sportspersons who will be provided state of the art training and exposure both at domestic and international levels for the preparation of Indian teams for 2010 Commomwealth Games.
The steering committee constituted by the Sports Ministry approved the names of 63 shooters (35 men and 28 women) for preparing them to compete at international events.
In addition, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has been asked to submit the panel of 15 Indian and 4 Foreign coaches earmarked for Shooting discipline to the Steering Committee for its approval at the next meeting.
Under the Scheme, training is to be provided 100 Men and 50 Women Shooters . NRAI has been asked to furnish the more names to fill all the slots.
The Sports Authority of India Centre, Bangalore , Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune, SAAP Centre at Hyderabad and Training Centre of Rajasthan Government at Jaipur have been identified as centres for imparting training to the Core Group of sportspersons.
The following names of Shooters were approved for their inclusion in the Core Group under the Scheme: Men: Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput, P T Raghunath, Imran Hassan Khan, Surendra Rathod Singh, Deepak Dubey, Manoj Kumar, Hari Om Singh, Amit Kumar, Navnath Fartade, Fulchand Bangar, Akash, Samaresh Jung, Amanpreet Singh, Vivek Singh, Amit Kumar Pilanya, Zakir Khan, Pemba Tamang, Vijay Kumar, Jaspal Rana, Harpreet Singh, Ronak Pandit, Omkar Singh, RVS Rathor, Ranjan Sodhi, Moraad Ali Khan, Bikram Bhathnagar, Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Manseer Singh, Anwar Sultan, Amardeep Singh Rai, Amit Sanghvi, Zoravar Singh, Daniel Peoples.
Women: Anjali Bhagwat, Avneet Kaur Sidhu, Tejaswini Savant, Suma Shirur, Meena Kumari, Saini Devi, Navdeep Dhillon, Lajja Goshwani, Atmika Jagdhari, Neeha Chavan, Radhika Barale, Manda Snighda, Jui Deshmuk, Chetanpreet Nillon, Anuja Jung, Kuheli Gangulee, Deepali Deshpande, Soudaminee Gavankar, Hema KC, Shweta Chaudhary, Annu Raj Singh, Sushma Singh, Harveen Srao, Nausheen Fatima, Sonia Rai, Arti Singh, Sima tomar, Sagun Chaudhary UNI RKM RAR VC1816