Jamshedpur: The 72nd Tata Motors Annual Athletics and 42nd Inter School Athletics Meet 2018-19 was inaugurated today at Sumant Moolgaokar Stadium, Telco by the Chief Guest Sampath Morri, Head, Jamshedpur Plant, Tata Motors Ltd.
More than 1000 Athletes from Tata Motors & Subsidiaries, associate companies and 16 schools are participating in this 2 days extravaganza comprising of total 105 events.
The opening program started with unfurling of flag by the Chief Guest followed by his speech and declaration of “Meet Open”.
This was followed by lightning of sacred flame by President Tata Motors Workers Union along with other dignitaries. The torch was then carried around the stadium by the 8 best performing athletes from the last year.
Games Oath was then administered to all the participant by Chetan Majhi, best athlete of the 71st Tata Motors Annual Athletic Meet 2017-18.
Mr Ravi Shankar Singh, Head- HR, Tata Motors Ltd. flagged off the inaugural event of the day – Men’s 1500mts run.
The Senior Management team of Tata Motors Jamshedpur including Manas Mishra, Head- Product Development, Lt Col Vikas Brar, Head – Admin & Security, Bipin Sharan, Head – Plant Safety were present on the occasion.
Total 74 events were conducted on the opening day.