Koraput,28/02/19:Four- days long Annual Sports Meet-2019 of the Central University Orissa started on 24.02.2019 ended with the valedictory programme held on 27.02.2019 at its Sunabeda campus. Prof. Sachidananda Mahanty, Vice Chancellor of the University graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Prof. Bhabani Prasad Rath, Dean Students’ Welfare and OSD-Examinations, Prof. Kishore Chandra Raut, Dean-Academics, Prof. Sharat Kumar Palita, Dean-SBCNR, Prof. Asit Kumar Das, Registrar were also present on the dais. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Mohanty congratulated the University community for successfully organizing the first ever Annual Sports Meet at the University. 27 sporting events were organized where 204 athletes participated. Prof. Mohanty gave away the certificate and prizes to the winners of various events.
Prof. Mohanty in his address advised the students to take sports as Sports for nation building. He said “Sports is an integral part of education, we must take sports for nation building. Sports help students to become more disciplined and focused”. He also expressed his concern for the current situation prevailing in the country; “in this grave time and crises we must have to be united and stand firm behind our security forces to protect our country from the external threat. The University community is praying for the safe return of the brave air force pilot captured in Pakistan”, he said. Prof. Mohanty talked about great historical background of sporting events of Olympics, Marathon and other games. He also gave examples of many historic sporting countries like Athens, Greece and Sparta.
Prof. Rath in his welcome address thanked and congratulated the University community for organizing the Annual Sports Meet-2019 successfully. In his address he remembered the legendary sports persons and their contribution to the sports world and said “you (students) have created a record by organizing this historic event. May this unity stand like this and many more such events come in future”.
Prof. Asit Kumar Das, Registrar in his address encouraged the students for their active participation in the events. He said “it is yours (students) participation and efforts made this event a grand success. Winning or losing doesn’t matter it’s your participation, spirit to enjoy sports and sportsmanship sprit must be saluted”.
Prof. Palita in his address thanked the entire University community for their effort and co-operation for making this event successful. He said “there is no other medium then sports to bring channelize the energy of the students. Sports bring universal brotherhood and fraternity among the people”.
While giving the vote of theanks, Prof. Raut thanked the Vice-Chancellor, officials, and University community for this successfully events. He specially thanked Sh. Pradeep Kumar Mohanty, founder Kalinga Sports Foundation, Koraput and his team for their support and co-operation. He also thanked the district administration and District health unit for their support to organize the Annual Sports Meet-2019. Mr. Sourav Gupta, Asst. Professor anchored the valedictory function.
From 24th February 2019 to 27th February 2019, 27 sporting events were organized among which 15 events for Boys’ and 12 events for Girls’. A total number of students 204 participants participated in it where 70 volunteers helped to organize the event. The whole sports events were officiated by the members of Kalinga Sports Foundation, Koraput with the help of CUO and District Sports Office.
Talcher,25/02/19:ER II Intra-Region Cricket tournament was hosted by NTPC Kaniha. The regional cricket tournament was held at Ambedkar Stadium ,NTPC Kaniha from February 20 -24,2019 in association with Sports Council ,NTPC Kaniha. During the inaugural day ,the tournament was kicked off by Shri Santosh James by hitting the ball with bat , thereafter Shri James interacted with the players.
Team Talcher Kaniha ,Talcher Thermal & Bongiagoan participated in the tournament.The tournament was played on single league basis i.e every team has to face each other to move to the finals. Out of the team team , Team Talcher Thermal was eliminated from the race in the league matches by losing two games consecutively.
The finals was played between Talcher Kaniha & Bongiagoan. Batting first , Team Talcher Kaniha scored 175 runs in 24.2 overs whereas the Team Bongiagoan bundled out for 73 runs in 17 overs. The tournament was won by Talcher Kaniha convincingly.
During the closing ceremony winners and runner up team were awarded trophies by Shri N Acharya ,General Manager(O&M) in presence of Shri K S Sarma , Shri K C Moharana ,President ,Sports Council , Shri Rashmi Ranjan Satapathy ,Secretary ,Sports Council and executive members of Sports Council.
Koraput,24/02/19:The first Annual Sports Meet of the Central University of Odisha started today at its Sunabeda Campus. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Sachidananda Mahanty formally inaugurated the Sports Meet to be held from 24th to 27th February. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Mohanty congratulated the students for first time organizing such an event and said that this event will be remembered by the CUO community for the generations to come. Further, he stressed the need of discipline in sports. Apart from studies, Sports and games are important for the overall growth of the human. He urged the students to participate the event with sporting spirit.
The event was started with flag march of students belonging to fourteen departments. The welcome address was given by Prof. Sharat Kumar Palita, the Dean Students Welfare. The meeting was also chaired by the Registrar of the University Prof. Asit Kumar Das. The University will organize various sports during this four day event. It include Cricket, Football, Track & Field, Volleyball, Kabaddi, Badminton, Carrom and Chess. The Meet will be conducted under the supervision of Mr. P.K.Mohanty, former Sports Consultant of Govt. of Odisha. The Meet was attended all students, faculty and staff of the University. The District Sports Office is also assisting the University in conducting the events.
JSPL CHIARMAN NAVEEN JINDAL ADJUDGED AS MOST VALUABLE PLAYER IN MAHARAJA JIWAJI RAO SCINDIA GOLD CUPFriday, 22 February 2019 04:00 Written by odishabarta
New Delhi / Bhubaneswar, February 21, 2019:Chairman of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) Shri Naveen Jindal was adjudged as the most valuable played in the finals of Maharaja JiwajiRaoScindia Gold Cup played on Sunday at Jaipur Polo Ground. He received the honour for scoring the finest goals of the finals, which changed the tides for team Jindal Panther, which lifted the Maharaja JiwajiRaoScindia Gold Cup 2019.
“It is first time in 30 years that I have won the MVP and it feels great. All of it happened with God’s grace and his kindness, and also my pony’s speed,” said Shri Jindal after the win.
Besides being a polo enthusiast, ShriJindla is also an accomplished sportsperson and. He is a National Record Holder in Skeet Shooting. The Indian Shooting Team, under his captaincy, won a Silver medal in the South Asian Federation Games, April 2004. He has also represented the country in the Asian games held in Busan, South Korea in 2002.
Sri Naveen Jindal is also the Founding President of Flag Foundation of India and has fought a long legal battle for the rights of every Indian to fly the Tiranga, the Indian National Flag.
Talcher,13/02/19: District Level Taekwondo Competition was organised at Recreation Centre, NTPC Kaniha recently i.e 10.02.2019.
The competition was participated by 74 participants, out which 30 were awarded with yellow belt ,25 with Green Belt ,5 with Blue belt ,10 with Red belt and 4 with black belt were awarded during the competition.
The participants were awarded with certificates for their achievement. On the occasion, Mentors Anubha Tripathy Mansi Samal , Sridevi Pradhan were felicitated for their outstanding contribution in Taekwondo sports.
Shri A K Das ,Sr.Mgr(HR) was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Master Mukesh ,Taekwondo Association Member, Kolkata , Joint Secretary ,Recreation Centre ,NTPC Kaniha Shri Jitendra Pradhan , Shri Anil Rahul ,District Taekwondo Association Member , Coach Raj Bhattacharya took part in the inaugural programme.
Angul, 7th Feb, 2019: JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) organized a Two-days long Inter-High-School Kho-Kho and Kabaddi tournament at DAV-Savitri Jindal High School Ground, Badamahita, Angul. Teams from 14 local High-School participated in this mega tournament with their best players. Mr. Mahendra Kumar Sahu, DSO-Angul and Mr. Prashant Kumar Sinha, IPE-Angul graced the valedictory ceremony held today as Chief-Guest and Guest-of-Honor respectively and presented the trophies to the respective winners of the tournament in presence of Mrs. Puspalata Satapathy, GM-CSR, JSPL, Mr. Fakirmohan Sahu, Head-Master,DAVSavitriJIndal High-School and other dignitaries.
The girls’ of DAV-Savitri Jindal School, clinched the Kho-Kho and Kabaddi trophies by defeating the students of Brojamohan High School, Jarada and the Centenary Tribal High School, Paranga. Whereas the boys’ of DAV-Savitri Jindal High-School lifted the Kho-Kho championship trophy by defeating Centenary Tribal High-School Paranga and the students of Tukuda High-School became the Kabaddi champion by defeating Badakerjang High-School in boys category.
Attending the function Mr. Mahendra Kumar Sahu, advised the students to keep-up the sporting spirit and to do regular practice if they aspire to make professional career in sports. “A perfect sportsperson never gives-up practice and it is proved that only practice makes a man perfect,” he said.
Guest of honour in the valedictory function Mr. Prashant Kumar Sinha appreciated the efforts of JSPL Foundation in promoting and conducting such kind of tournaments to enhance the sportsman spirit among these new students.
Distinguished players like NandiniBhoi, RinaBhoi, Kanha Pattnayak and Surjyakant Behera were also awarded for their outstanding performance in different categories.
ROURKELA,04/02/19:One of the finest sports organization of Rourkela, Sundergarh Amateur Body Building Association have organized one championship for body building which was held at Civic Centre on Sunday. Sarda Prasad Nayak, Chairman, RDA was the Chief Guest and the competition was held for ‘Paschima Odisha Shree’, where numbers of participant had participated from Western Odisha which was made in 5 groups and each group has its winner and finally among all the topper from each group had gone through different requirements for the competition which was judged the experts. This year competition was won by Prashant Das of Bolangir as Western Odisha Shree and the runner up prize was gone to Bhabani Shanker Prusty of Bolangir. In the beginning, after the inauguration Sarda Prasad Nayak, the Chief Guest, in his address said precisely about requirement of good health and how it can be maintained and its benefits. The other respected guest of the event was Himendra Nath, Head of Regional Pollution Control Board, Ashish Chakroverty, GM, RSP, SAIL, Sudhashu Sekhar Mohapatra of Brahmani Engineering and Ex. Paschima Odisha Shree, Debadutta Mishra. Many other participants who won in different categories are Pratap Behera in Good Body building and in 55 kg, Hari Bhoi of Bargarh, in 60 kg Debabrata Sahu of Bargarh, in 65 kg Prashant Das of Bolangir, in 70 kg Gajanan Rout of Jharsuguda and in 75 kg, Bhabani Shanker Prusty of Bolangir. All the winners were felicitated and given away prizes by the guests. This entire programme was chaired by Susanta Behera, President of the Association and the competition was briefed by Biranchi Narayan Mishra, Secretary of the Association. This beautiful programme was witnessed by a large number of sports lovers and members of the Association and they were Prashanti Kabi, Bijay Badaeik, Bikrma Swain, Utkal Behera, Prafulla Ekka, Ashish Mohanty, Abhisek Mishra, Sanjit Mallick, Nikhila Pradhan, Amitabh Thakur, Suresh Mohapatra, Pabitra Lenka and Narahari Rout. The main sponsor of the event were Mahaveer Gym Industries and Sports Newton Technology of Cuttack.
ROURKELA,26/01/19:On the day of 70th Republic Day, one exhibition cricket match was organized by the district administration which was played between Lawyer’s-XI and Press- XI in the Udit Nagar Play Ground. This match was won by the Lawyer’-XI by 7 wickets. Despite the rainy weather all players from both the side was all enthusiastic for the game and match was kick started at around 3 pm with 12 overs each. The guest of the event, Ramesh Chandra Bal, President Rourkela Bar Association and DIPRO, Mr. Ashwini Kumar Bhoi had met all the players on the field and wished all the players for a tough fight. For the first time in Rourkela this match was supervised by two lady Umpires, Ex. State cricket players, Sushmita Patnaik and Ms.Suchitra Das. Captain of Press-XI, Rajesh Mohapatra and Captain of Lawyers-XI, Dhiren Garnaik went for the toss which was won by Press-XI and decided to bat first. In the scheduled over, batting first Press-XI had scored 91 runs on board with losing only four wickets. Shanker of Press-XI had scored the highest 29 runs. Chasing a healthy target, Lawyers-XI had reached the target in 10.4 overs by losing only 3 wickets. The unbeaten knock of 29 runs by Subhendu Dhal made the opponent to reach the target without any hitch. Subhendu Dhal was declared Man of the Match. Rajesh Mohapatra and Pratap Padhy had taken two wickets and one wicket respectively for Pres-XI. The Chief Guest of the match, Ramesh Bal had given away the winner and runner-up trophy to the respective teams. Both the umpires were also felicitated with gifts for their contribution to the game of cricket. This match was witnessed by a sizeable crowd’s despite bad weather condition. Journalist, Sushant Behera and Mahendra Mishra had coordinated the entire exhibition match and took the key responsibilities to make it a grand success.