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Odisha PSU gets Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) today got the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for playing a key role in successfully hosting the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar.

IDCO Chairman-cum-Managing Director Sanjay Kumar Singh received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of National Sports Day.

Worth mentioning, IDCO had played a major role in getting the infrastructure ready for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in record 90 days.

The mega sporting event was held at the Kalinga Stadium here from July 6 to 9.

Besides, IDCO, being the promoter of Kalinga Lancers in the Hockey India League and the only state PSU owned franchisee in the tournament, played significant role in nurturing talent and popularising hockey.