Shri Vishal Kumar Dev, IAS

Commissioner - cum - Secretary

Shri R. Vineel Krishna, IAS


Shri Naveen Patnaik

Hon'ble Chief Minister

Shri Chandra Sarathi Behera

Hon'ble Minister

Issue of Identity Card to Sportperson
Department have decided to adopt a Sports Policy broadly in keep with the National Policy guidelines for ensuing systematic and concerted efforts for development of sports and games in the state. Besides certain other facilities provided for the sportsmen under the sports policy, a decision has also been taken that one percent of the jobs in the Government and public sector organizations will be kept reserved for deserving sportsmen representing the State subject to their meeting the minimum educational requirements.
Department : Sports & Youth Services
Introduced Date : 19/11/1985
Sponsored By : State
Funding Pattern : The total funding pattern is managed by the State Government of Orissa.
Beneficiaries : Sportsperson
Benefits : Sports policy, Jobs facilities in Government & Pubic Sector Organization.
Eligibility Criteria : Mostly sportpersons are eligible for this scheme. For this he or she should maintain some formalities, i. The applicant has to apply in the prescribed from for registration of his or her name incorporating therein all relevant details along with attested photo copies of certificates and testimonials. Three specimen signature of the applicant and three recent passport size colour photographs may also be furnished by the applicant at the time of submission of applicant. ii. He or She should have represented the State in Senior National Championship or Tournament in any one of the recognized sports disciplines as approved by the Government from time to time. The participation certificate needs to be issued by the recognized Association or Federation or Organising Body. Certificate in the letter Head of the concerned or Federation Association shall not be entertained for consideration. iii. Director Sports and Youth Services will issue Sports Identity Card to be deserving cases observing required formalities at his level.
How to Avail : By contacting block level,District level,State level sports authorities.