TALCHER,02/05/19:1st Inter Corporate Badminton Championship 2019 was organised at NTPC Kaniha under CSR in association with Sports Council. The championship was held from 28.04.2019 to 01.05.2019 at Recreation Centre Badminton Court. This is for the first time such game was organised which was participated by companies like MCL,NALCO,OPGC,TATA STEEL( BSL),PGCIL,GMR,JSPL,NTPC Talcher Thermal & NTPC Talcher Kaniha.
The tournament was divided into three groups i.e Men Single ,Men Doubles & Veteran Double(Age above 46 years).The tournament was concluded on 01.05.2019. CGM ,Ramesh Babu V was the Chief Guest of the occasion. On the occasion, Ramesh Babu gave away the trophies to the winners and runners up to bring the curtains down to the thrilling Badminton Tournament, which saw large participation throughout the tournament.
Final match was played between Team NTPC vs Team Nalco in both singles & doubles & veteran category. Both singles & doubles veteran match was won by NTPC Kaniha team and Nalco won the veteran championship.
In addition, following awards are given ,player of the tournament –Dibyajyoti Singh ,NTPC Kaniha,- Best Smasher player – Nalco, Most stylish player Jodi - MCL & Best Veteran player - GMR
AGM(HR), K S Sarma , Senior officials , President, K C Maharana ,Sports Council,Ajit Pradhan , Secretary ,Sports Council representatives of the union & association, players ,employees & executive members of sports council who volunteered the tournament were present during the concluding day of the tournament.