New Delhi: As the Indian junior squad was all set to leave for Badminton Asia Junior Championships, Mr. Vivek Kumar Dewangan, CMD, REC announced 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 the Badminton Asia Junior Championships, to be held in Indonesia from July 7-16.
REC Limited provided the support to the Indian team for preparing for the Championship, as a part of its CSR assistance of ₹100 Crore to the National Sports Development Fund.
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.
About REC Limited: REC Limited, a Maharatna CPSU under Ministry of Power, is an NBFC focusing on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. Established in 1969, REC Limited has completed over fifty years in the area of its operations. It provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state governments, central/state power utilities, independent power producers, rural electric cooperatives and private sector utilities. Its business activities involve financing projects in the complete power sector value chain; for various types of projects including Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Energy. REC’s funding illuminates every fourth bulb in India.