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FICCI India Sports Award 2019

Current context: FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 has been awarded to Railway Sports Promotion Board on 11th December 2019 at New Delhi.
FICCI India Sports Award 2019

  • The FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 is given by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) to acknowledge and recognize the contribution of sportspersons and various stakeholders who deliver excellent results in promotion of sports ecosystem during the year.
  • The Railway Sports Promotion Board received the award under the category of Best Company Promoting Sports (Public Sector).
  • Railway Sports Promotion Board provides all facilities and coaching to its in-serving and active 8000 athletes and have started Summer Coaching Camps for school children to attract them towards field of Sports and help them with mental and physical fitness.
  • Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal and ace pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won the Sports Person of the Year awards at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.
  • Odisha received the Best State Promoting Sports award.
  • Justice Mukul Mudgal, Retired Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, headed the Jury of the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.

Question: 

Q.1 Which state has received the Best State Promoting Sports award at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019?
a. Maharashtra
b. Jharkhand
c. Odisha
d. Uttar Pradesh
FICCI India Sports Award 2019 FICCI India Sports Award 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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