Punjab Minister for Power and Public Works Harbhajan Singh ETO presented Raj Kumar, Junior Sports Officer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in Doubles Badminton of the 4th Para Asian Games at Hangzhou in China. Congratulations for winning the silver medal in the event, not only for your organization but also for the country and the state. Raj Kumar and his partner Chirag Bretha from Uttarakhand displayed their exceptional skills throughout the tournament.
Heartily congratulating Para Shuttler for his outstanding achievement, the Power Minister said that Raj Kumar’s performance is a testament to the sports talent present in the state and reflects the commitment of the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann to promote sports.
The power minister said that Kumar had joined PSPCL as a bill distributor under sports quota in 2011. joined in Since then he has consistently excelled in the sport of para-badminton. In 2014, she made the country proud by winning the silver medal at the Asian Games, and then in 2015, she won the gold medal at the Para Badminton World Championships. Due to these outstanding achievements, he was honored with the Arjuna Award in the year 2018.
Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO said, “In recognition of Raj Kumar’s contribution in the field of Para-Badminton, the Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has awarded him the PSP in recognition of his achievements and dedication. .Promoted to the post of Junior Sports Officer in CL, so that he can continue his journey in promoting sports and guiding the next generation of athletes.”
Congratulating Raj Kumar for his victory PSPCL Chairman Cum Managing Director Eng. Baldev Singh Saran and Director Admin (PSPCL) Jasbir Singh Sur Singh said that Raj Kumar’s achievement will undoubtedly be a source of inspiration for other athletes and encourage and support sports talent at all levels. will indicate importance.
Deputy Chief Engineer/Technical Cum Incharge of PSPCL Sports Cell Eng. Tej Pal Bansal said that the Indian pair had to face a tough challenge from the Vietnamese pair but after three sets of fierce competition, they won with the scores of 16-21, 21-17, 21-15. He said that despite the best efforts of Raj Kumar and Chirag Bretha against their Indonesian opponents in the finals, the Indian pair missed out on the gold medal and after a close contest, they clinched the silver medal.