Chess and gymnastic included in sports gradation list in Punjab


Players playing chess- A file photo.


Chandigarh, October 21, 2013:The Punjab Government has inducted Chess and Gymnastic (Rhythmic) games in the sports gradation list and circular in this regard have been issued.  The old and new players of both games would be eligible for sports quota to get government jobs and admissions in academic courses.

Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that to consider the performance of the players in the newly included games Chess and Gymnastic (Rhythmic), the state government has issued instructions to all the Financial Commissioners, Principal & Administrative Secretaries Heads of Departments, Universities of the state, Commissioners of Divisions and Deputy Commissioners.

It has also been directed that to issue sports gradation certificates to the sportsperson of both the games for their achievements/performance prior to the circular issued on October 19, 2009 and August 25, 2011.

Monday, October 21, 2013