Committee formed to revise criteria for selection of Outstanding Sports Persons

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

JAMMU, May 7: Government today accorded sanction to the constitution of a committee to revise the criteria for short listing the Outstanding Sports Persons for appointment against the posts earmarked under Sports Quota in terms of the Jammu and Kashmir (Appointment of Outstanding Sports Persons) Rules, 1998.
According to the order, the Committee will be chaired by Principal Secretary Home Department while Principal Secretary Youth Services and Sports, Additional Director General of Police Coordination (PHQ) J&K, Commissioner/ Secretary General Administration Department, Secretary Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Director General Youth Services and Sports J&K and Secretary Sports Council J&K shall be its members.
As per the order, the Committee shall be serviced by the General Administration Department and shall submit its report within the period of 30 days.
Pertinently, Jammu and Kashmir (Appointment of Outstanding Sports Persons) Rules, 1998 were notified vide SRO-349 of 1998 dated 22-12-1998, read with SRO 376 of 2004 dated 29-11-2004.