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:
|Sl. No.||Name of Sports disciplines|
|10.||Para Sports (for sports discipline included in para-Olympics and Para Asian Games)|
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.