'Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointment to Sports Medal Winners Rules, 2017' approved
- 26 Jul 2022
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On July 25, 2022, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved the amendment to the 'Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointment to Sports Medal Winners Rules, 2017'.
- After this amendment, the officers and employees appointed in the Central Government or any other State, who are natives of Rajasthan, will be given appointment in the State on equal pay while protecting the pay on winning the medal.
- With this decision taken by the State Government towards upgradation of sports and sportspersons in the state, the medal winning sportspersons will be able to practice better while working in their home state at the same salary and further refine their sports talent.
- In May 2022, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had approved the proposal to appoint 65 medal-winning sportspersons at the state's national level out of turn. The medal winners were allotted portfolios proportionately as per their first preference under the 'Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointment to Sports Medal Winners Rules, 2017'.