Haryana Government on Tuesday appointed international woman wrestler Geeta Phogat as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana Police.
A proposal of the Home Department was approved at a meeting of the state cabinet here today presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
Wrestler Geeta Phogat (File Photo)
An official spokesman said that Phogat is a graduate and a sportsperson of international repute. She is also a gold medallist of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
The State Cabinet also approved the proposal of the Home Department to appoint Mountaineer Ram Lal as Sub Inspector in Haryana Police Department against sports quota.