NEW DELHI: In a first, the Sports Authority of India is about to lease one of the best experts — nutritionists, cooks and managers — to ensure that athletes are given personalised diets at its centres.
The personalized diets may be provided at its centres in Delhi, Patiala, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Bhopal, Gandhinagar, Lucknow, Imphal, Guwahati, Mumbai, Sonepat, Aurangabad, Rohtak and Alleppey.
SAI has already sought applications from nutritionists, assistant nutritionists, cooks, assistant chefs and mess managers, to put in vicinity an in-residence device through September 15, 2019.
To ensure that the excellent sources may be hired, remunerations were stored at par with industry standards, with a thrust on technical competence and enjoy in a associated subject. Chefs and nutritionists could be employed at a income of up to Rs 1 lakh.
In the brand new system the weight loss program for each athlete, irrespective of age and category, will be drawn up without any economic ceiling with the aid of the nutritionist in session with the educate schooling the athlete and on-campus sports activities technology specialists.
A series of checks had been installed place to ensure that the satisfactory excellent food is served to athletes. Sudden tests by way of the pinnacle of institute and daily tests by way of the nutritionists can be a part of the first-class manipulate manner, along with a weekly consultation consultation with the aid of nutritionists and coaches with the athletes for his or her first-hand feedback.
The move is an implementation of the choice taken via Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in June, to give up the disparity in food regimen between senior and junior athletes.
Speaking about the implementation of his decision Rijiju stated, “Different athletes have extraordinary weight-reduction plan necessities and choosing their meals intake purely on the basis of whether or not they’re senior or junior turned into now not the right manner.
“It needed to be corrected, and we’ve got accomplished it. We will ensure that each athlete gets the eating regimen that he or she desires. We will put together a very well expert crew for first-rate outcomes.”