World class facilities need to be provided to players to win olympic medal, says REC CMD
REC supported Junior Shuttlers set for Badminton Junior Asia Championships in Indonesia
New Delhi, July 2, 2023: As Indian junior squad is all set to leave for Badminton Asia Junior Championships,Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan, CMD, REC said on Sunday, “The target is to groom and nurture our young players right from sub-junior level. We have to identify the talent and provide them world class training facilities and environment so that they can bring medals under Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).”
He was speaking in Tau Devilal Stadium in Panchkula where Indian junior shuttlers were training for last 2 weeks to get ready to leave for theBadminton Asia Junior Championships, to be held in Indonesia from July 7-16.
RECLimited provided the support to the Indian team for preparing for the Championship, as a part of its CSRassistance of ₹100 Crore to the NationalSportsDevelopmentFund.
Speaking on the occasion,Shri Sanjay Mishra, General Secretary, Badminton Association of India (BAI) expressed his gratitude towards REC Limited and said, “We at BAI are extremely delighted to welcome REC Limited and Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan (REC CMD) to the badminton family.”
As part of this partnership with REC Limited, BAI aims to boost development and training programmes that will help in achieving excellence while driving grassroots projects and necessary support systems for badminton in India.