The Delhi cabinet on Monday approved jobs for sportspersons from the city who excel in their respective fields.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: “Cabinet approves jobs in Delhi government for those sportspersons who excel in their sports. Rules to be notified within one month.”

The rules for the jobs will be notified within a month, the Aam Aadmi Party CM added.

Earlier, in August, the Delhi Cabinet had increased the cash incentive for sportspersons for their achievements in the Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.

The Delhi government also increased the incentive for sportspersons from the city who took part in the 2018 Asian Para Games.