Guwahati, June 12 (NKTV): In a bid to provide world class treatment and rehabilitation to elite athletes injured during competition or training, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched the Centralised Athlete Injury Management System (CAIMS).
“Launching of Centralised Athlete Injury Management System (CAIMS) aims to provide inputs on prevention, diagnosis and high quality treatment and rehabilitation to athletes on time and maintain records for mapping their injury via an Online Athlete Management System” Rijuju said.
This system shall be under the supervision of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in collaboration with leading medical experts of the country and will be applied initially to the developmental group of athletes for the 2024 Paris Olympics which will broaden to others later.
“I hope this initiative will lead to a system where we will have a professional way of managing injury of athletes. It is something long desired by one and all” Rijuju said.
Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra has lauded the Sports Ministry and the Sports Authority of India for the initiative.