Everester Mamta Sodha to be appointed DSP in Haryana Police
Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jun 16 2010 IST
The Haryana Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda here today, decided to appoint mountaineer Mamta Sodha and noted hockey player Surinder Kaur as Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) under sports quota.
Ms Mamta Sodha, who hails from Kaithal district, had recently scaled Mount Everest and brought laurels to the state as well as the country.
Ms Surinder Kaur, who hails from Shahabad Markanda in Kurukshetra district, has been appointed as DSP in recognition of her achievements at national and international level and for being a source of motivation for young sportspersons.
The Cabinet decided to relax rules by taking one post of Deputy Superintendent of Police out of the purview of the Haryana Public Service Commission and giving relaxation in her upper age limit against the said post.
The Cabinet also decided to appoint Lady Constable Geeta as Sub Inspector under sports quota. She has won a number of medals in the various international/national and the State level Games Championships in Yoga and brought extraordinary laurels to the State and Haryana Police.
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