New Delhi: Indian wrestler Babita Phogat and Kabaddi player Kavita Devi has been appointed as deputy directors in the Sports and Youth Affairs Department by the Haryana government.
Phogat and Devi have applied for the post and the Principal Secretary of the Haryana Government's Sports and Youth Affairs. Later the department issued them with appointment orders on July 29. It is mentioned in the order that both have to report on duty in the Directorate, Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Haryana, Panchkula within 30 days.
Phogat and Devi have been appointed under the Haryana Outstanding Sportspersons (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2018.
Phogat thanked Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, and Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh on her twitter handle.