He held a meeting with regional directors of all SAI centres across the country through a video conference.
The minister took stock of the situation and deliberated upon measures to be taken once the lockdown is lifted.
Most of the SAI centre are vacant, barring SAI South Centre, Bengaluru and the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala.
The sports minister also reviewed the measures taken by the various SAI centres to keep the athletes motivated and engaged.
Rijiju, later, ook to his twitter handle to highlight the topics discussed in the meeting.
At SAI HQ efforts are on to use the lockdown effectively. @KirenRijiju was briefed that 1) All new assistant directors at SAI are being trained through digital workshops 2) Video Meetings are being held with NSFs, stakeholders to discuss equipment procurement, Olympic plan, etc. pic.twitter.com/nZ7pNB71eM
— Kiren Rijiju Office (@RijijuOffice) April 7, 2020