Jamshedpur, September 8: Sports Dept. Tata Steel had conducted the Inter Divisional Badminton Championship from 6th to 8th September at Badminton Training Center Hall, JRD Tata Sports Complex. In the team championship General Offices ‘A’ beat Shared Services A’ by 2 sets to 0 to win the tournament. For the 3rd place match General Offices ‘B’ beat Long Products by 2 – 1.
In the individual final Vivek Sharma of General Offices beat Uttam Chatterjee of Shared Services by 21 – 19 and 21 – 13 to win the final. Vivek Sharma retained his title once again. This was the fifth events of Inter Divisional Championship of 2016 – 2017 season. All 11 units had participated in it with total of 68 employees.
Chief Guest for the final Mukul Vinayak Choudhari, Administrator (TFA & Sports), Tata Steel distributed the prizes.
The Units which participated include- West Bokaro, Shared Services, Iron Making, Long Product, Flat Product, General Offices, Mines Division, Noamundi, Profit Center, FAMD, Sukinda, Jharia and TKLNR, Kalinganagar.
S K Srivastava, A K Gupta, P Mohan Rao, A K Bose and L K Mishra were the officials and conducted the entire matches of the championships.
On the occasion Satnam Singh, K V Srinivasan, Rajat Kulshretha were present along with Unit Representatives Tilak Ram, R K Mishra, M K Jha, J Behera, Gautam Acharjee. Avinash Kumar, Manager Sports conducted the entire event and was supported by Hassan Imam, Ajit Singh, Firoz, Renu Bhaduirya, Punam, Arun Sinha and Ravi Barua and his team of Staffs.