The district administration has invited applications from former sportspersons who are economically weak for receiving pension. The applicants should reside in Tamil Nadu with a monthly income not exceeding Rs.2,000. They should have completed 58 years of age as on 1.4.2010.

Priority would be accorded to those applicants who had bagged either gold, silver and bronze medal in State-level sports contests. The applicants who had emerged on top three positions in all-India tournaments conducted by State associations; State championships and inter-district tournaments could also apply.

Applications are available at the office of the District Sports Officer in Anna Stadium here. Last date for submission of filled-in forms is December 30. Further details can be got by contacting 0431-2420685, a release said.