Grievance redress system must: Ministry

Grievance redress system must: Ministry

 Following a directive from the Delhi High Court, the sports ministry has advised all National Sports Federations (NSF) to incorporate effective, transparent and fair grievance redress system in their constitution.

“Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has advised all National Sports Federations to consider that (i) an effective, transparent and fair grievance redressal system and and mechanism is provided by each NSF in its constitution/ bye-laws for expeditious settlement of any disputes arising between the sports persons and/ or support personnel and its various committees constituted for any special task," the ministry said.

It said specific provision should be made in the constitution/ bye laws which calls any sportsperson, facing disciplinary action or punishment form an international body, to raise the issue before the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) or the International Council of Arbitration for Sports (ICAS) both situated at Lausanne, Switzerland.

The government pulled up the NSFs for lack of such mechanism in their guidelines which forces an aggrieved sportsperson to knock the doors of High Court and involving the ministry.

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily
GET IT
Comments (+)