Suma Shirur Scholarship Programme (SSSP)
Lakshya Shooting Club being a non-profit enterprise ploughs back all profits earned from coaching fees from regular athletes in supporting talented but underprivileged or less privileged athletes to meet the needs of high-performance training. Lakshya Shooting Club has in the past implemented Suma Shirur Scholarship Programme (SSSP) for underprivileged and talented athletes since FY 2015-16 and till date has supported 5 athletes.
The scholarship includes:
- Range usage fee
- High-performance coaching under Suma Shirur
- Sports Science support
To give back to the sport through scholarships to deserving athletes who cannot afford to pursue the sport at a higher level.
- Found employment through sports quota in the Indian Navy.
- Represented India at international shooting events.
- Won medals at shooting world cups and world championships as well as at Asian Championships.
- One of the top ranked shooters of India and a front runner to represent India at the Paris Olympics in 2024.
- His success at the international level, inspired a host of other underprivileged athletes to dream big and work for it.
Beneficiaries of Suma Shirur Scholarship Programme