Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sept 30:
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) today felicitated India’s top ranked tennis player (Boys Under-12 category) Master Mahesh Mohapatra of Odisha at the company’s office here today.
MCL CMD Animesh Nandan Sahay presented a cheque of Rs 1 lakh to Mohapatra in the presence of Jaswinder Pal Singh, director (Tech/P&P) and Purna Chandra Panigrahi, director (Personnel).
Mahesh had moved from No-2 to No-1 position in six months as per the rankings released by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) in April this year.
Sahay congratulated the young champion and wished him success in international tournaments. He reiterated that MCL would continue to promote and support talented sports persons of Odisha.
Expressing gratitude to the MCL CMD, Mahesh said the noble gesture from MCL was a great motivation and encouragement for him.
“I would work hard and bring success for my country and my home state”, he said.