Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) won the Coal inter-company Power Lifting, Weight Lifting and Body Building championship, conducted by WCL Headquarters, from December 4 to 6. SECL was the runners-up.
MCL’s Sangram Mude was selected as ‘Mr Coal India’, and Vishnu Prasad of SECL bagged the title of ‘Strong Man of Coal India’. Sumita Laha was adjudged the ‘Strong Woman of Coal India’, while NCL’s Anoop Kumar bagged the title of Best Lifter of Coal India. All the companies of CIL participated in tje competition.
CMD Manoj Kumar was the chief guest for the prize distribution function. Director of WCL (Tech/Works) J P Dwivedi, technical Director (Planning and Projects) A K Sinh and Chief Vigilance Officer Madhukar Mhetre were the guests of honour.
In his address, Manoj Kumar emphasised the need for good physical and mental health, for which playing any sports is important. Through such tournaments, good sports persons get an opportunity to improve their skills and become better sports persons. He congratulated the winners and all the teams for participating in the contest.
Dwivedi also addressed the sports persons and congratulated them.
Francis Dara of the Organising Committee also addressed the gathering.
Milind Chavan conducted the proceedings and later proposed a vote of thanks.