Keonjhar/Barbil: In a first of its kind effort to build a cohesive relationship among corporate players through sports, the Barbil unit of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) organized a Corporate Table Tennis Tournament at its Soyabali Colony.
Participated by sixteen corporate teams from the state as well as outside, the one of its kind Table Tennis Tournament has been inaugurated on Saturday.
Joda DDM Sushant Kumar Nayak inaugurated the tourney. Nayak lauded the efforts of JSPL Barbil Unit for organizing such a wonderful tournament which has brought many corporate under one umbrella.
This tournament will certainly build very good relationships among all the corporate, said Nayak.
EVP & Unit Head, JSPL Barbil, T S Shanbhogue presiding over the opening ceremony said that sports keep body and mind fit.
“Sport is the best way to keep stress and mental pressure away from us. Nowadays, everyone is under mental stress and ignoring physical labor. In this context sports has been playing a significant role to keep ourselves mentally and physically fit,” said Shanbhogue.
He welcomed all the corporate to the tournament and expressed pleasure over their participation and guided one and all to play in the spirit of the game.
Attending the inaugural ceremony, AVP – HR & ES Alok Malhotra said that JSPL under the guidance of its Chairman Naveen Jindal has always had the culture to promote sports.
“We at JSPL, Barbil have been promoting kickboxing in the local periphery and our talents have brought laurels in national level and will soon be participating at international level. By organizing Corporate Table Tennis Tournament, we are carry forwarding our legacy of promoting sports”, said Malhotra.
Sixteen teams from different corporate houses participated in the Corporate Table Tennis.