Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday announced two per cent reservation for sportspersons in government jobs.
The announcement was made during a meeting with 18 Indian athletes who participated in the 2018 Gold Coast Games.
The Chief Minister congratulated the athletes for their achievements in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games and had one on one interaction with them.
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The athletes who met with K Chandrashekhar Rao were were Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Rankireddy Satwik Sairaj, Sharath Kamal Achanta, HSK Prannoy, Pranav Chopra, Chirag Shetty, Hasamuddin Mohammed, Aruna Budda Reddy, Meghana Gundlapally, Kynan Darius Cheni, Gagan Narang, Ragala Venkat Rahul, N Sikkireddy, G Ruthvika Shivani, Ashwini Ponnappa and (all badminton players).