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Jobs in sports quota in Rajasthan: medal winners to get direct appointment

State cabinet clears Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointment to Sports Medal Winners Rules, 2017

May 18, 2017, 4:02 pm

cabinet meeting

Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore

Jaipur: The state cabinet in its meeting held on Wednesday cleared the draft of 'Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointment to Sports Medal Winners Rules, 2017', paving the way for medal winners in major tournaments to get direct appointment in state services. Briefing the media after the cabinet meeting, the parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore informed that this decision was taken in accordance with the announcement made by chief minister Vasundhara Raje in 2016-17 budget. He said medal winners of Olympic Games, gold medal winners of Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will get direct recruitment in RAS or RPS and other state services. Silver and bronze medal winners of Asian and Commonwealth Games, medal winners and runners up of World Cup or World Championships, medal winners or runners up in Asian Athletic Championship or Commonwealth Games, medal winners of Para Olympics and sportspersons participated in Olympics after qualifying for Olympics will get recruitment in Subordinate Services. Rathore said medal winners (senior category) in national games, medal winners or runners up in national championship (senior) and sportspersons who participated in Para Olympics after qualifying will get direct recruitment in ministerial services. The eligible sportspersons or medal winners will have to apply for the appointment within three years after winning the medal or achievements. The appointed sportspersons will have to complete the educational qualification prescribed under the service rules for the concerned post within five years after the appointment. The parliamentary affairs minister informed that keeping in view the lack of specialist doctors in the state, the medical and health Department has decided to tie-up with College of Physician/Surgeon, (CPS) Mumbai under which two year diploma and three year fellowship programme will be run in selected medical institutions to enhance the qualifications of doctors. Twenty one diploma and 5 fellowship programmes will be run in these selected institutions. Total seats for these specialist courses will be 266 out of which 50 percent will be for in-service doctors. The diploma/ fellowship certificate provided by the CPS, Mumbai will be registered in Rajasthan Medical Council and submitted in the office of Director (Public Health), Rajasthan for three years. After three years of service with the state government concerned doctor will get the diploma/fellowship certificate.

First published: May 18, 2017