Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has appointed Vandana Katariya as the brand ambassador of the state’s Department of Women Empowerment and Child Development.
Hockey player Katariya made history at this year's Tokyo Olympics as the first Indian woman to score hat trick goals, in the match against South Africa.
Uttarakhand CM announced this at a ceremony organised to felicitate the recipients of the Tilu Rauteli Award and the Anganwadi Workers Award.
State sports minister Arvind Pandey talked about a sports policy implemented by the Uttarakhand state government, which made provisions for government jobs for the state’s medal winning athletes.
CM Dhami announced a cash reward of Rs. 25 Lakhs for Katariya.
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