Now, 2 percent reservation for sportsperson in residential plots in Punjab

Chandigarh/May 16
Punjab government on Thursday decided to provide 2 percent reservation to sportspersons in the allotment of residential plots in the state under new reservation policy.
“Sportspersons will be provided this quota on the basis of their achievements in the field of sports at different levels and first preference will given to sportspersons who have won medals in Olympics Games, World Cup, Asian Games and the mountaineer who have scaled the Mount Everest,” said a government spokesperson, adding that second preference will given to medal winner of Commonwealth Games, Afro Asian Games and Asian Championship.
Meanwhile, sportspersons who have participated in the Olympics Games, World Cup and Asian Games will also be given preference in third level and fourth preference would be consisted of those players who have participated in Commonwealth Games, Afro Asian Games, Asian Championship, International Test Match, ODI and International T-20 matches.