Jamshedpur, July 29: The sports department of Tata Steel organized a Cross Country race today for Jogga school children, Jusco and Project schools on the occasion of 114th Birth Anniversary of JRD Tata. Around 1400 children participated in the event which began from JRD Tata Sports Complex on Sunday morning.
Dr. Rajan Choudhary, GM, TMH; Durgesh Nandini, CDPO, Jamshedpur; Shatrughan Kumar Roy, Vice President ,TWU, was present on the occasion. Purnima Mahato was present as the Chief Guest and flagged off the race.
Earlier, the dignitaries along with along with Ashish Kumar, Head Sports and employees of Sports Department paid homage to JRD Tata.
Jogga School Cross Country Race � Junior Girls (Distance 2 km) the first prize was won by Neha Kumari of Dayanand Public School followed by Ginni Sehgal of MNPS and V Salini of Andhra Association.
In Senior Girls (Distance 3km)- 1st prize was won by Vidhi Rawal of Jamshedpur Public School, 2nd was Isha of AIWC and 3rd was Mahima Gautam of DBMS Kadma High School.
In Junior Boys (Distance 3km)-1st was Asru Yadav of RMS, 2nd was Arman Singh of St. Mary English School and 3rd was Md Adnan Sarwar of DBMS Kadma.
In Senior Boys (Distance 5km) – 1st prize was bagged by Ritesh Singh of AIWC School followed by Ghanshyam Tiwari and Pravin Kumar of AIWC School.
At the Project School Cross Country Race � Senior Boys (Distance 5km)- 1st prize was won by Budhuva Hembrom of Lady Indra Singh High School, 2nd was Junul Purti of Lady Indra Singh High School and 3rd was R. Sarwar Kumar of Gulmohar High School.
In the Senior Girls (Distance 3km)- 1st was Amisha Kumari of Gulmohar High School followed by Usha Bagh of Pran Jyoti and Lilawati Kumari of ADL Society.
Saroj Lakra was the director of the meet and was ably supported by Sanjeev, Firoz Khan, Satish Singh, Hassan Imam, Ajit Singh, B K Jena, N C Deb, R K Banra, R K Verma, K K Biswas, Jujhar Singh, Suchinder Singh, S K Dey, Renu, Punam Kumari, Kuntala Paul, Arvind Prasad, Ramesh Das, Mrinmoy Patro, Binod and trainees of training centers, cadets of Archery, Football & Athletic Academy, JSA staffs of Sports Department and Game teachers of all participating schools.
Sudhir Kumar, Dy. SP (CCR), Anita Karketta, Executive Magistrate & DSO, Jharkhand, Shahnawaz Alam, Vice President, (TWU) was the Chief Guest during the closing ceremony and distributed the prizes to the winners.