Coal India Inter-Company Table Tennis Tournament 2022-23 concluded at NCL
The Coal India Inter-Company Table Tennis Tournament 2022-23 concluded at Amalori area of Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) on Friday. The Tournament was held from 21st to 23rd September 2022, saw an exciting competition between 90 players in both men's and women's categories from Coal India and its subsidiaries and Singareni Coalfields Limited. During this 140 matches were played in singles, doubles and team championship categories in men's, women's and veteran's categories.
Collector, Singrauli Shri Rajiv Ranjan Meena was the chief guest and Superintendent of Police, Singrauli Shri Birender Kumar Singh was present as the special guest in the closing ceremony of the tournament. Along with this, General Manager (Personnel / Welfare) Shri SS Hasan, General Manager (Amlori) Shri Satish Jha, Company JCC member Shri Rakesh Pandey from BMS, Shri Ajay Kumar from CMS, Shri BS Bisht from RCSS, Shri Ashok Kumar Pandey from HMS, Members of Coal India Welfare Board Shri Ashok Mishra (BMS) and Shri PS Pandey (CITU), General Secretary of CMOAI Shri Sarvesh Singh, members of NCL Sports Promotion Board, players, referees, team managers and a large number of NCL personnel were present.
In his chief guest address, Collector Singrauli Shri RR Meena congratulated all the players from different regions of India and praised NCL for organizing the tournament in a grand manner. He said that such competitions create enthusiasm in the mind like a festival. Mr. Meena said that sports create a healthy and better environment in the company. Shri Meena congratulated NCL for ensuring uninterrupted supply of coal in the toughest of circumstances and also appreciated the contribution of the company in the field of social welfare and sports.
During the program, Superintendent of Police, Singrauli Shri Birender Kumar Singh congratulated the organizers of the tournament, all the players and the children who presented the cultural programme. He said that NCL plays an important role in the energy security of the country by producing more coal than the target and also the company has an important role in the field of social upliftment and sports. He congratulated NCL for producing many eminent players to the district.
During the program, the office bearers of the company JCC appreciated NCL for promoting sports culture in NCL and congratulated all the winning players and participants for performing excellent sports.
During this exciting three-day tournament, the team of SECL performed brilliantly in the team championship and won the title, while the team of SCCL came second.
During this, in the singles competition in men's category, Mr. Monish Soni from NCL stood first and Mr. Sushant Borwankar from SECL stood second. In the doubles competition, Mr. Naushad Alam from NCL and Mr. Dinesh Jaware from WCL were the winners and from SECL Mr. PK Mandal and Mr. Rishikesh Purohit were the runners-up.
In the Veteran category (above 45 years), in men's singles, Shri Rajendra Bajodia from WCL stood first and Shri Satish Kumar from CMPDIL stood second, while in doubles competition, Shri Satish Kumar and Shri Abhijit Singh from CMPDIL were the winners and Shri MV Rao from SCCL. Shree K Ishwar Chari was the runner-up.
In the women's section, Mrs. Anju Bose won from WCL while Mrs. Nanda Ubernare was the runner-up. In women's doubles competition, the team of Mrs. Anju Bose and Mrs. Nanda Ubernare from WCL was the winner and team of Ms. Sabia from NCL and Mrs. Sneha Patnaik from CCL was the runner-up.
During the program, Mr. Satish Jha, General Manager of Amlori region welcomed all the guests and General Manager (Personnel/Welfare) Mr. SS Hasan presented the outline of the game and felicitated all the guests.
Cultural performances tied the knot
During the closing ceremony, welcome song by the students of DAV, Amlori, Rajasthani dance by the children of Saraswati Shishu Mandir and splendid traditional dance by the students of DAV.