KOKRAJHAR, MAY 25: The National geographic Power Corporation (NTPC) Bongaigaon Salakati won the coveted Intra Regional Sports Meet Trophy (IRSM-2022)-Football of ER-II defeating Talcher Kaniha 4-0 in the final match being played at NTPC Bongaigaon Salakati stadium in Kokrajhar.
In the six day electric event where four teams NTPC Bongaigaon, Darlipali, Talcher Thermal and Talcher Kaniha participated.
The host team NTPC Bongaigaon Salakati took the lead in all the league matches and finally won against the Talcher Kaniha team.
Ashim Kumar Goswami, RED (ER-II) and special invitee on the occasion graced as chief guest in the prize distribution ceremony.
Renowned footballer of India hailing from Assam, Halicharan Nazary inaugurated the final tournament in the presence of Subrata Mandal, executive director, NTPC Bongaigaon,T Ravinder, general manager (O&M), Umesh Singh, GM (FM), D P Patra, general manager (Operations), Induri Reddy, general manager (maintenance) and Arunashis Das, general manager (Projects) were prominent attendees on the occasion.
Presenting the championship trophy, Goswami spoke of the energy of the players which goes hand in hand with the spirit of NTPC. He praised NTPC Bongaigaon for conducting an event which had the look and feel of an international sporting event. The event also coincided with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
H Benjamin Mawikhanlal Simte of NTPC Bongaigaon won the Golden Boot Award, Anil Kumar Pradhan of NTPC Talcher Kaniha won the Golden Glove Award, NTPC Darlipali team won the Fair play award, Shri Arjun Ray of NTPC Bongaigaon won thee Best Player Award and NTPC Talcher Thermal won the runner’s up trophy.
The programme was aired live across all NTPC stations through microsoft teams with all head of projects of all ER-II stations joining the programme. President Vasudha Mahila Mandal, ER-II, Manjari Goswami, president Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club, Smt. Jayasree Mandal, Vice president Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club Smt. Vani Reddy, office bearers of Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club and employees in large numbers participated at NTPC Bongaigaon.
Notably, a total of 64 players from four stations of ER -II participated in the tournament.