The Inter Zonal Sports Meet of ICAR Institutes was organized by ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management, Hyderabad during 21-25 February, 2018.
The meet was inaugurated by Shri. Alloysius Edwards, Olympian Hockey Player, Indian Hockey Team, Atlanta Olympics on 21st February, 2018.
Games events like Foot Ball, Volley Ball (Smashing & Shooting), basket Ball, Kabaddi were held in the Railway Sports Complex (RSC), South Central Railways. Indoor games like Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and Carom were organized in the Sports Complex of the Academy. Athletic events such as running, jumps and throws were held in the RSC ground.
The Indian Agriculture Research Institute won the overall championship award by winning majority events. The overall champion (Men) was Mr.Sumer Katoch of CAZRI, while, in the women category it was Mrs. Rukmani Ammal of ICAR-NAARM. Similarly, the champion athlete (Men) was Mr.E.M. Anees from CPCRI and Mrs.K.Preethi, from CPCRI was the champion (women) athlete.
Shri. Maxwell Trevor, Indian International Cyclist was the chief guest for the concluding ceremony.
Dr.Ch.Srinivasa Rao, Director ICAR-NAARM presided over the inaugural and valedictory functions.
A total of 430 sportspersons participated in this championship.
(Source: ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad)