The Rani Rampal-led side made history when it defeated three-time Olympic gold medallists, Australia, 1-0 in the quarterfinal and played in its first-ever Olympic semifinal against Argentina.
Stating that the State government is investing in grassroots-level hockey training centres, the resolution said that a high-performance centre has been established at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
The 19-year-old, who played an integral role in India's brilliant performance at the Tokyo Games, added that she feels blessed to have received an opportunity to play in the Olympics at a very young a
officials from the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh and hockey enthusiasts received Rajani Etimarpu at the airport and felicitated her with a shawl and flowers.
Even though a captain will be named at a later stage, it's expected that Rani Rampal will keep the armband with her.
The two support staff members who have tested positive are video analyst Amrutaprakash and scientific advisor Wayne Lombard.