GUWAHATI: Assam government has decided to provide class I government jobs to the medalists of Olympics, Commonwealth and Asian Games from Assam. This decision was taken as a part of the Cabinet decisions taken in a meeting led by Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday.
The monthly amount of sports pension has been increased from Rs 8000 to Rs 10,000. The Cabinet also decided to provide Sports Pension to the medal winners of Commonwealth and National Games. Further, the Cabinet decided to appoint a Polce Commission to be headed by Retired IAS Officer Himangshu Shekhar DAS, and former DGP PV Sumant for three months to recommend measures for improvement of the policing system, their activities and deployment in Assam. Both of them will get Chief Secretary status, said the Assam Government in an official statement.