Sports Quota Recruitment and out of Turn Promotion for Sports persons – Modification
Railway Board Clarification on Recruitment of sports persons against Sports Quota and out-of-turn promotion
Ministry of Railways has issued Clarification/Corrigendum on Recruitment of sports persons against Sports Quota
Clarification/Corrigendum No. 63
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, dated 4th January 2016
The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata.
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.
Sub. : Recruitment of sports persons against Sports Quota and out-of-turn promotion to Railway sports persons on sports account-modification/changes in policy.
Ref.: Railway Board’s policy letter No.2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/ Policy Clarifications dated 18.04.2012 (RBE No. 52/2012), dated 15.06.2012 “(RBE No.71/2012), No.2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/3/0TP/DOPT dated 23.05.2013 (RBE No.50/2013) & No.2014/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarifications dated 22.10.2014 (RBE No.117/2014).
The Ministry of Railways(Railway Board) have decided to make the following amendments in the existing sports policy as contained in the letters. referred to above:
PARAS DELETED (i) 4.l (m) Notes (New Para)– of letter no.2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/ Policy Clarifications doted 18.04.2012 (RBE No.52/2012).
In team sports, only sports persons who have actually played the sport in field, shall only be eligible. Therefore, a sports person who represents as member of a team in any recognized sport event/championship but has actually not played in the field, shall not be considered for recruitment against sports quota.
Para 3- of letter No.2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/ Policy Clarifications
dated 15.00.2012 (RBE No. 71/2012)
Submission of certificate by the candidate for actual participation in the field of play, In the event under consideration for recruitment, is mandatory.
Para stands deleted. (ii)
Para No.9.2.6 (C) added vide letter no. 2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/3/OTP/DOPT dated 23.05.2013 (RBE No. 50/2013) and revised vide para (ii) of letter no.
2014/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarifications dated 22.10.2014 (RBE No.117/2014):
In case of a team event, a sports person will qualify for out-of-turn promotion if he/she has played at least 50% of the matches in the same event
played in any match in quarter final and above in that event.
Sports persons shall not be entitled for out-of-turn promotion unless he/she fulfills any one of the above two conditions.
Para stands deleted.
(Bhaskar Roy Choudhury)
Dy. Director. Estt.(Sports)