ONGC & YES Bank bag FICCI awards as best sports promoters in public & private sector

NEW DELHI: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and YES Bank have been lauded as the best companies for promotion of sports in the public and private sectors.

The India Sports Awards 2015 were given away here at the conclusion of ?Turf 2015-16? organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with the support of the Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry.

Technology Frontiers (India) was awarded as the best professional services company and STAIRS was lauded as best NGO Promoting Sports.

HotFut Sports Infrastructure was recognised as the best sports start-up.

The Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India was awarded as Best National Sports Federation, Lalita Shivaji Babar (Athletics) got the Sports Person of the Year award and Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics) got the Breakthrough Sports Person of the Year: 

The jury comprised Justice Mukul Mudgal (Retd.) who had headed the Supreme Court Probe Panel on IPL match fixing scandal; Star India?s Deepak Jacob; and Charu Sharma; Bhupesh Kumar, apart from Rajpal Singh of FICCI.

The other awards were:

Coach or Support Staff of the Year: Kuldeep Handoo (Wushu)

Best State: Gujarat

Lifetime Achievement Award: Balbir Singh

Special Recognition:

Company Promoting Sports (Public Sector): Delhi Development Authority

Company Promoting Sports (Private Sector): Infinity Optimal Solutions Pvt Ltd (IOS)

Professional Services Company: India On Track

NGO Promoting Sports: Sports Coaching Foundation

Sports Start-up: Athletto

National Sports Federation: Rowing Federation Of India

Breakthrough Sports Person of the Year: Dattu Bhokanal (Rowing)

Coach or Support Staff of the Year: Bishweshwar Nandi (Gymnastics)

State: Manipur

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