17th December 2013, Hyderabad
Dr M. Malakondaiah, IPS, Director, RBVRR Andhra Pradesh Police Academy inaugurated the ICAR Inter-Zonal Sports meet by unfurling the ICAR Flag and administering the ‘Oath’ at the Railway Sports Complex Grounds, Secunderabad on 17 Dec 2013. Addressing the gathering Dr Malakondaiah said “Sports inculcates integration and improves performance. Winning and losing is part of sports. All of you must participate with the most competitive spirit.”
Dr S.L. Goswami, Director, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad spoke about the history of ICAR Sports.
A total of 46 ICAR institutions with 471 athletes are competing in 19 events for the Championship. The Championship Trophy will be given to the winning team by Dr A.K. Sikka, Deputy Director-General (NRM), Indian Council of Agricultural Research during the concluding session on 20 Dec 2013.
The ICAR institutions that are taking part in the sports meet are: CARI, Port Blair, CAZRI, Jodhpur, CIAE, Bhopal, CIFE, Mumbai, CIFRI, Barrackpore, CIFT, Kochi, CIRCOT, Mumbai, CMFRI, Kochi, CPCRI, Kasaragod, CPRI, Shimla, CRIJAF, Barrackpore, CRRI, Cuttack, CSSRI, Karnal, CSWRI, Avikanagar, CTRI, Rajahmundry, DCR, Puttur, DGR, Junagadh, DMR, New Delhi, DMR, Solan, DOR, Hyderabad, DRR, Hyderabad, DWR, Karnal, DWSR, Jabalpur, IARI, New Delhi, IASRI, New Delhi, ICAR Hqrs, New Delhi, ICAR RC NEHR, Umiam, ICAR RC, Goa, ICAR RC, Patna, IGFRI, Jhansi, IIHR, Bangalore, IIPR, Kanpur, IISR, Kozhikode, IISR, Lucknow, IISS, Bhopal, IVRI, Izatnagar, NAARM, Hyderabad, NBAGR, Karnal, NBAII, Bengaluru, NDRI , Karnal, NIRJAFT, Kolkata, NRCAF, JhansiNRCC, Bikaner, NRCM, Nagaland, VPKAS, Almora, and the ZPD, ZONE VII, Jabalpur.
The National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad is hosting and coordinating the sports meet.
(Source: NAARM, Hyderabad)