22nd August 2016, Secunderabad.
Shri Rajiv Trivedi, Principal Secretary, Home, Government of Telangana, inaugurated ICAR Inter-institutional South Zone Sports Meet in the Railway Sports Complex as Chief Guest here today. Shri Rajiv Trivedi said that ‘Sports is important. But fitness is more important. We should inculcate fitness in life, only then we can do well in sports. As a society and we in the whole country should cultivate fitness. Fitness, discipline and focus is important to achieve success in life, and it starts from home. Proper nutrition is another important aspect for success in sports’.
The tournament held from 22 to 26 Aug 2016 had 20 competitive events where 700 athletes from 23 ICAR institutions in the southern States of India competed. The overall championship trophy was won by the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI), Kochi. The Sports Meet was coordinated by the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR-NAARM), Hyderabad.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR-NAARM), Hyderabad)