Port Blair, Feb. 22: The Department of Sports & Youth Affairs, A&N Administration will host the ‘All India Civil Services Basketball Tournament (for men) from 21st to 24th March, 2013 at Netaji Stadium, Port Blair.

The selection trial for selecting the A&N Island basketball team will be conducted on 28-02-2013 & 01-03-2013 between 7.00 am and 9.00 am and 3.00 pm and 5.00 pm at Basketball Court, Netaji Sports Complex, Port Blair. All interested Govt. servants can register their names through their Head of Offices/Head of Departments in the office of Director Sports on working days at Netaji Stadium Port Blair. Further, the Govt. servants taking part in the selection trial must carry their identity card issued by their respective department. The selected players will undergo coaching camp to be organized by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs at Netaji Stadium, Port Blair.

However, the following categories will not be eligible to take part in the tournament.

1. A newly recruited sportsman will not be allowed to take part in the AICS Tournament unless he has put in a minimum service of six months in the regular establishment/ service before the commencement of the tournament/ competition. 2. Govt. employees attached to offices on temporary duty. 3. Uniformed personnel in services/para-military/police/RPF.  4.  Casual/Daily wages workers.  5.  Public Sector undertaking and Banks.  6. Inclusion of ineligible players in the AICS Tournament will lead to elimination of the team from the tournament.

Further details could be obtained over phone number 231463, 9474229417, 9434270758.