ONGC sets sight on Rio Olympics

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By Sarkaritel October 13, 2014 09:53

ONGC sets sight on Rio Olympics


New Delhi, Oct 13 : Energy Maharatna Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) felicitated its sportspersons who brought glory for India at the recently-concluded Incheon Asian Games. The 40-member strong ONGC contingent, which was part of the Indian Team, has brought home 13 medalsthat include Four Gold, One Silver and Eight Bronzemedals.

ONGC CMD and Directors felicitated the ONGC sportspersons who secured 13 medals for India in the Incheon Asian Games

ONGC CMD and Directors felicitated the ONGC sportspersons who secured 13 medals for India in the Incheon Asian Games

While felicitating the players here today,ONGC CMD D K Sarraf said, “We firmly believe that ONGC sportspersons would continue to bring glory at the international level because of their talent and hard work. Our objective is to provide them our unstinted support so that they can achieve their goals without any hassles.” Mr. Sarraf added, “Now, we will keep our eyes on the Rio Olympics 2016 and we’ll do everything to support our sportsmen.”

ONGC Celebrates the successful medal hunt of its sportspersons at Incheon

ONGC Celebrates the successful medal hunt of its sportspersons at Incheon

To promote sports in the country, ONGC has invested about Rs 75 Crore in the last two fiscals. This investment is made not only to tap and nurture the talents but also to create sports infrastructure in different places. ONGC Director (HR) Mr. D.D. Misra, under whose stewardship the ONGC Sports Group has been taking various initiatives to promote games and sports across the country, said, “At present ONGC has 165 sportspersons on its regular rolls and 164 budding young talent on scholarships”. Speaking on the achievements of ONGC players, Mr. Misra added that ONGC has been aiming at many more such laurels from its sports persons.

Cash awards were given to the medal winners as well as to all the participants during the felicitation.

ONGC has also been sponsoring major sports events in a big way in India which is in addition to its mainline sports investment. ONGC was the official sponsor of the Indian contingent for the London Olympics 2012.

ONGC has been promoting sports and sportspersons in a big way. ONGC recently secured the ‘RashtriyaKhelProtsahan Puraskar-2014’ from the Hon’ble President of India for proactive promotion of Sports in the country. The oil major has won the Petroleum Minister’s Trophy for the record 11th time, since 2003. ONGC has 24 Arjuna Awardees, one KhelRatna and Two Padmashrees on its regular rolls.

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By Sarkaritel October 13, 2014 09:53