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.