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Creation J&K Sports Cadre, a historic decision by LG Administration: Ranjeet Kalra

LocalCreation J&K Sports Cadre, a historic decision by LG Administration: Ranjeet Kalra

Ace sports administrator, former cricketer and member of the J&K Sports Council, Sh Ranjeet Kalra, has expressed gratitude to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, who is also the President of the J&K Sports Council, for the creation of J&K Sports Cadre under YSSD for appointment of outstanding sportspersons into government service.

Kalra while terming the decesion as historic,in a statement issued to the media said, “It’s so heartening to know that there shall now be a dedicated sports cadre for outstanding sportspersons for appointment into government service which shall also include 10 positions in the gazzated scale.”

The J&K UT Administrative Council that met under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor on Friday at Srinagar has given approval for the creation of 235 posts for outstanding sportspersons.This would also clear the backlog of the previous years.

“The sporting fraternity is also very thankful to worthy Advisor to Hon’ble LG Sh Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta (IAS) Principal Secretary to LG, Sh Mandeep Bhandari (IAS), Principal Secretary GAD Sh Sanjeev Verma (IAS), Commissioner- Secretary YSSD Sh Sarmad Hafeez (IAS) and Secretary Sports Council Ms Nuzzat Gull for their very sincere efforts and contributions to this historic decision. This visionary decision shall not only inspire the sportspersons to strive towards excellence but shall also serve as an assurance to them with regard to their future careers and job security.” Kalra added.

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