PHD CHAMBER ORGANIZES 4TH GLOBAL SPORTS CONVENTION-2016 HERE TODAY

PHD CHAMBER ORGANIZES 4TH GLOBAL SPORTS CONVENTION-2016 HERE TODAY

PHD CHAMBER ORGANIZES 4TH GLOBAL SPORTS CONVENTION-2016 HERE TODAY

 

No.PR-73
August 12, 2016
New Delhi
 

PHD CHAMBER ORGANIZES 4TH GLOBAL SPORTS CONVENTION-2016 HERE TODAY
 

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday organized a 4th Global Sports Convention-2016, celebrating the International Youth Day “Sports for All”, which was inaugurated by the President, BCCI, Mr. Anurag Thakur and presided over by the President of the PHD Chamber, Dr. Mahesh Gupta.
 

The other dignitaries who also took part on the occasion comprised Former Indian Cricket World Champion, Mr. Madan Lal; Vice Chairperson, Special Olympics Bharat, Dr. Mallika Nadda; High Commissioner of Australia to India, Ms. Harinder Sidhu; Vice President, PHD Chamber, Mr. Anil Khaitan; Chairperson, Sports Committee, PHD Chamber, Ms. Neelam Pratap Rudy and its Director, Mr. Yogesh Srivastav.
 

The convention which was 4th in the series had its sole focus to promote the sports in all categories so that the sporting becomes the integral part of youth of India.. The 4th PHD Chamber Global Sports Convention also deliberated on variety of emerging sports issues, eliciting practical possible solutions to promote and propagate sports among all categories of human interests as also seriously work for providing a road map for a holistic development of Indian youth.
 

Sports Excellence Awards were also given away to sports personnel of different sporting streams to encourage them to excel in sports with a motto of attaining distinction for individuals and thereby for the nation as a whole.
 

The Chairperson, Sports Committee, PHD Chamber, Ms. Neelam Pratap Rudy emphasised that this convention  provide for hosting panel discussions on creating a lifetime sporting legacy for the youth of India, suggesting ways and means for conquering challenges and optimizing opportunities in the field of sports. It will also make ways for working out policy related suggestions for the government so that the sporting becomes pervasive in India with the sole objective of attaining distinctions in all sports that India can think of”.
 

With focus on sports, India would be able to promote the “Beti Paraho, Beti Khilao” campaign for their growth as well as mental and physical development, also pointing out that to promote rural sports, a corpus needs to be created, she added.
 

In his inaugural address, the BCCI President, Mr. Anurag Thakur said that the Board would offer free and clean water in all stadia to spectators as also give away 10 per cent of the seats out of their total capacities absolutely free for students during all seasons of cricketing.
 

He also promised that the BCCI would make serious attempts to drastically bring down the cost of snacks and eateries sold off within the premises of various stadiums across the country so that the crowds present during cricket events stop feeling cheated.
 

The President, BCCI also disclosed that the Board of Cricket Control would soon enter into agreement with Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) as per which the latter be obliged to create cricket facilities in their upcoming real estate projects so that the budding sports persons can make use of such facilities for their possible evaluation in the field of cricketing.
 

He also called upon the manufacturers of various sports goods that were present on the occasion to come out with the details and share them with him so that a draft law could be legislated to punish those fake sports goods manufacturers that sell off the original brands claiming to own the original brands.
 

In his welcome remarks, President, PHD Chamber, Dr. Mahesh Gupta said that encouragement to sports is not the responsibility of the government alone but all citizens should contribute to it.
 

The Convention also awarded the accomplished sports person from different walks of sports for their outstanding contribution with awardees being felicitated jointly by Mr. Thakur and others such as President, PHD Chamber.
 

Ends.
 

Koteshwar Prasad Dobhal
Consultant (PR)