20 New Sports Disciplines for Central Government Jobs under Sports Quota
Government has Introduced 20 New Sports Disciplines for Central Government Jobs under Sports Quota
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Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
The government has introduced 20 new disciplines for Central Government Jobs under sports quota: Shri Kiren Rijiju
Posted On: 22 SEP 2020 4:32PM by PIB Delhi
Government has recently introduced 20 new disciplines for Central Government jobs under the sports quota. The details of the newly introduced/included 20 sports disciplines for Central Government jobs under sports quota are given below:
Name of Sports disciplines
3. Cycling Polo
4. Deaf Sports
8. Motor Sports
9. Net Ball
10. Para Sports (for sports discipline included in para-Olympics and Para Asian Games)
11. Pencak Silat
12. Shooting Ball
13. Roll Ball
15. Sepak Takraw
16. Soft Tennis
17. Tenpin Bowling
The recruitment of meritorious sportspersons under sports quota is done as per the guidelines issued by the Department of Personnel & Training from time to time and it is applicable to only Central Government Ministries/Departments. “Sports” being State subject, these instructions are not binding for State Governments.
The Department of Personnel & Training in consultation with the Department of Sports, vide its OM dated 01st September, 2020 has included Mallakhamb, Tug of War and Roll Ball for appointment of meritorious sportspersons under sports quota in newly introduced 20 sports disciplines.
This information was given by Union Minister of State (IC) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.