SJVN today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with THDC India Limited for development of High-Performance Water Sports Academy in Tehri, Uttarakhand in benign presence of Smt. Geeta Kapur, CMD, SJVN and Sh. Shallinder Singh, Director (Personnel), THDC at New Delhi today.

Smt. Geeta Kapur stated that as per the MoU, SJVN will provide financial assistance of Rs. One Crore to THDC for establishing advanced gymnasium as an integral part of the High-performance Water Sports Academy. This Academy will also include Training Centers with modern equipments and infrastructure. The facility is being developed in collaboration of SJVN, THDC, ITBP, Indian Kayaking & Canoeing Association and Olympic Association of Uttarakhand for training national level athletes for national & international competitions in Kayaking & Canoeing.

The Academy will identify and nurture talent in water sports from an early age ensuring sustainable inflow of skilled athletes. The development of Water Sports Academy will create a lasting impact on the youth and will be a significant step towards flagship initiative ‘Khelo India’ of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.  The MOU was signed by Sh. Awadhesh Prasad, GM (CSR) SJVN and Sh. Amardeep, GM (CSR), THDC, India Limited.

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