The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing a two-day ‘Virtual FICCI TURF-2020’ Global Sports Summit on December 8 & 9, 2020. The event was inaugurated by Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Sh. KiranRijiju.
During the conference, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies (MRIIRS) was announced as the ‘Best University Promoting Sports’. While accepting the award, Dr. AmitBhalla, VP, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions said: “This award is recognition of the passion that we have for sports. I am very confident that very soon we will see an Olympic medal being contributed by a Manav Rachna student”.
It is noteworthy that Manav Rachna has been actively engaged in developmental activities for the Youth as well as the Society by organizing and sponsoring various Sports and Cultural Events. Manav Rachna was recently chosen to host the All-India Inter-University Shooting Championship. This was the very first time that a private university had been chosen to conduct the prestigious tournament. This was also the very first time that a true-blue international feel was given to University Games with the set-up of an international style ‘Games Village’ for the participants.
Manav Rachna was also a part of the bidding committee for the FISU World University Shooting Championship 2022 that has been awarded to India.
FICCI TURF 2020 are highly prestigious sports awards that applaud the achievements and contributions of Indian athletes and various stakeholders of the ecosystem who have done noteworthy work to promote sports and bring pride to the nation.
State’s Sports and Youth Welfare Minister, Smt. YashodharaRajeScindia was also present on the occasion. For the first time in this conference, a sports and fitness exhibition was organized through webinars.