Central Railway, Nagpur Division celebrated the National Sports Day at Rail Stadium Ajni & Satpura Club Nagpur on 28 & 29-08-2022.
The inauguration of the event was done by lighting the Lamp by Smt. Richa Khare Divisional Railway Manager Nagpur.
National Sports Day is celebrated in India on August 29th to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand. This year we are celebrating Major Dhyan Chand’s 117th anniversary. The day is observed to spread awareness of the importance of sports and daily activities in everyone’s life.
National Sports Day is also dedicated to the nation’s sports heroes and champions, honoring their contribution and dedication towards bringing laurels to the country. The day is celebrated with the aim of raising awareness about the values of sports: discipline, perseverance, sportsman spirit, teamwork, and to encourage the public at large to take up sports and make it an integral part of their lives.
Several Sports such as Box Cricket, Badminton, Thug Of War were organised on the occasion at Satpura Club Nagpur. Under 14 football tournament was also organised for the wards of Railway employees at Rail stadium, Ajni.
5 Km Walkathon was also organised which was flagged of by Smt. Richa Khare, Divisional Railway Manager at Jogger street, Civil Line, Nagpur.
A prize distribution function was held at Divisional Railway manager’s Office on dated 29.08.2022.
Shri Jay Singh Additional Divisional Railway Manager (T), Shri P.S. Khairkar, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin), and all branch officers participated in the event. The programme was successfully organized under the guidance of Shri Krishnath S. Patil, Divisional Sports Officer and other Divisional Sports Association’s persons .