Punjab announces 2 per cent quota for sportspersons in govt. plots

Last Updated: May 16, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

Chandigarh: Punjab government has announced a new reservation policy of keeping aside two per cent quota in allotment of residential plots for sportspersons of the state.

The quota would be given to sportspersons on the basis of their achievements in the sports arena at different levels, an official release said here today.

In the first preference, sports persons who have won medals in Olympics Games, World Cup, Asian Games and mountaineers who have scaled Mount Everest will be included, whereas in the second preference, medal winners in Commonwealth Games, Afro Asian Games and Asian Championship find a place, the release said.

Third preference and last preference would be for those sportspersons who have participated various international meets and cricket matches, the release added.