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Assam to recruit sporting talents in police, civil services

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Taking a cue from Haryana, the has now decided to give financial assistance to the tune of Rs 1 crore and a job in state's civil and to persons who excel in national and international events.

Speaking at the final of the 8th Sub-Junior Men's National Championship 2018 at Hojai today, Chief Minister said the state will constitute a high level committee to finalise a module for appointing players, who participate at the national and international sporting events and bring laurels for the country.

"Those players of the state who participate in the national and international sporting events and win medallions for state and country would be given financial awards up to the tune of Rs 1 crore besides jobs in the level of Police Service and Civil Service and in other allied services," Sonowal said.

has a similar policy where state's players are given monetary assistance and job in state services.

Sonowal said the is committed to the development of in all the districts of the state.

The said the national level tournament would help in promoting the game in the remotest part of the country.

In the final, hosts Assam rallied back from a 0-2 setback in the first half to beat 3-2 and lift the eighth Sub Junior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division) here at the

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 18:40 IST