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Jammu and Kashmir: Job scheme for outstanding sportspersons


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SRINAGAR:  The Jammu and Kashmir administration has rolled out a job scheme in gazette and non-gazetted cadres for outstanding sportspersons of the Union Territory. 

An order issued by the administration stated that the sportsperson, who is a domicile of J&K, and represented India in international games or competitions such as Olympics/Paralympics/World Cup/Asian Games/Commonwealth Games/international cricket matches/World University Games; or won first, second or third position in international competitions namely world championship/Asian championship/Commonwealth championship/SAF Games is entitled to apply under the job scheme.

“For the purposes of appointment of outstanding sportsperson under these rules, such a person should have represented at the district, state/UT and national level competitions prior to international competitions,” reads the order.

The order states that such appointees may be considered for grant of out of turn promotion for winning medals.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)