New Delhi: 

In a recent development, the Central Government of India has recognised Kudo for direct recruitment of meritorious Kudo medallists in Group C level government jobs/posts.


With this, recruitment of meritorious Kudo medalists in government jobs Kudo is placed along with IOC AND OCA ranking sports.

The move comes following a proposal from the Department of Sports ministry of youth affairs and sports government of India for inclusion of Kudo.

Kudo is already recognized by

Ministry of youth affairs and sports government of India since 2019

School Games Federation of India since 2013

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) had released this order on September 1 2020

KIFI ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT SOSHIHAN MEHUL VORA,stated that the order took 9 years of hard work to bring kudo to this level and this marks the beginning of a golden era for kudoka in India,his next plan is to get Kudo recognised by Indian Olympic association and also the Olympic council of Asia OCA, which will get many benefits to Kudoka in Asia level.