4th November, 2019, Cochin
Shri Suhas S., I.A.S., District Collector, Ernakulam inaugurated the “ICAR-Southern Zonal Tournament - 2019” at the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin today. The event will be organized till 8th November, 2019.
In his inaugural address, Shri Suhas encouraged the participants from the various Institutes to play sports with true sportsman spirit and develop a fraternity among the organizations.
Dr. Ravishankar C.N., Director, ICAR-CIFT and the Chairman, Organizing Committee advocated the importance of sports in ICAR that builds a platform for the employees not only for showcasing their talents, but nurture a spirit of oneness among them.
Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director, ICAR-CMFRI, Cochin and Co-Chairman, Organizing Committee applauded the zeal and enthusiasm of the participating employees of the ICAR Institutes.
The event has been officiated and managed by the Officials from the Ernakulam District and State Association Athletics and Games Associations.
Around 700 participants representing 23 ICAR Research Institutes from the Southern States of India are participating in the tournament.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin)