Jharkhand Government announced to reserve 2 percent employment for meritorious sportspersons

Apr 11, 2016 14:07 IST

Jharkhand Chief Minister Ragbubar Das on 10 April 2016 announced that the government would reserve two percent employment in various departments for meritorious sportspersons of the state.

The announcement was made at the inaugural function of the National Archery Championship (Indian round) at Arjuna stadium.

At present, two percent job quota for medal-winning sportspersons is there only in state police department, it was extended to all departments.

Other Proposals in the State

• A Kamal (lotus) Club will be set up in each panchayat, block and district level of the state to promote talented sportspersons.

• A residential football training centre will be set up in a month's time in Kharswan while the fourth Archery training centre of the state will be set up at Kumardungi High School, Chaibasa (West Singhbhum) in 2016.

• The state government has already set up archery training centres at Seraikela, Dumka and Silli.

• The state government has been providing 3000 rupees stipend to archers whereas, the welfare department provide 3 lakhs rupees for purchase of equipment.

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