*Image credit IPRD, Jharkhand

Ranchi:In a historic development, Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren handed over appointment letters to 27 sports players of Jharkhand in an event organized by the Tourism Sports Culture Youth and welfare department Jharkhand at Project Bhawan, on Wednesday. 

These sportsmen/women were selected by the sports department based on their records and medals earned across different competitive events at the national and international level.

*40 Sportsman/Woman has been selected for direct Appointment*

The sports department had selected 40 such players from a range of different recognized sports segment. Out of these 40, 01 players was given an appointment letter on the day of completion of 1 year of the government on 29th December 2020. 03 players have been selected for group B Jobs under the direct appointment scheme. 

The remaining 36 players have been given direct appointment into the Home Department of Jharkhand as constables. 27 Players(10 Male & 17 Female candidates) were given a direct appointment letter on Wednesday by Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren.

*“Instead of the fact that our players have been performing well across different sports at national and international level but they have long been discarded by the government. Since the day our government came into office, we were committed to change this scenario. We have a long way to go in the field of Sports.”*

*“Currently Simdega is hosting women sub-junior hockey tournament where players from 22 states are taking part. This is a positive sign for us. Soon, we will host the national and international level of events in the state. My government is committed and working hard to transform the sports infrastructure and facilities for the players in the state. Jharkhand is not just full of minerals and rich products underground but we have the potential of becoming a champion in the field of sports. We will change the current scenario and polish our talented players to become champions, Said Chief Minister Hemant Soren after handing over the appointment letters to the selected players.”*

An appointment letter was handed over to the following players- 

1. Lakhi Mandal – Archery
2. Manisha Singh – Taikwando
3. Vashiul Hasan- Handball
4. Kumari Priyanka – Wushu
5. Indu Munda – Wushu
6. Arpana Kumari – Karate
7. Jailaxmi Laguri – Archery
8. Kavita Kumari – Lawnball
9. Naveen Kumar Ram – Cycling
10. Devanand Baske – Karate
11. Seema Kumari Sinha – Karate
12. Tulsi Hembram – Archery
13. Rahul Minj- Wushu
14. Jyoti Kumari – Wushu
15. Deepak Bahadur Titung - Wushu
16. Ram Kumar Bhatt – Cycling
17. Alok Lakda – Lawnball
18. Md Abutalib Ansari – Lawnball
19. Rajeev Kumar Sahu – Lawnball
20. Nutan Manju Minj – Lawnball
21. Parween Akhtar – Taikwando
22. Preeti Kumari – Taikwando
23. Vimla Munda – Karate
24. Fani Bhushan Prasad – Taikwando
25. Sumanlata Murmu – Archery
26. Sukmati Poorty – Archery
27. Sangeeta Khalkho – Boxing

Chief Secretary Jharkhand Shri Sukhdev Singh, Director General of Police Jharkhand Shri Neeraj Sinha, Principal Secretary to CM Shri Rajeev Arun Ekka, Secretary Tourism Sports Culture and Youth Affairs Shrimati Pooja Singhal were present during the event.


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