Hima Das

Sprinter Hima Das will be appointed as deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Assam Police, for her contributions in various national and international athletic meets, officials said on February 10.

An official in Guwahati said that the decision to appoint Hima Das as DSP was taken in an Assam cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Dispur on February 10.

The council of ministers also decided to provide government jobs with class one and class two ranks to the sportspersons representing Assam and India in international tournaments and championships such as Olympics, World Championships in different wings, Commonwealth and Asian Games.

The official said that the Integrated Sports Policy of Assam would be amended to provide the class I officer and class II officer’s jobs to the outstanding sportspersons under different departments of the state government including police, excise and transport departments.

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