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4 players of Uflex Khelo Dilli programme selected for Asian Games 2014

4 Players of Uflex Khelo Dilli Programme Selected for Asian Games 2014

  • Players selected for the second and final camp of Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball) Game
  • Players registered with Stairs sports center at  Majnu Ka Tilla as a part  of Uflex Khelo Dilli  programme
  • Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and M.D. of Uflex Ltd. felicitates players

New Delhi, March 28, 2013: Four young and talented Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball) players who have been selected for the second and final camp of the game in the Asian Game 2014, were accorded a warm felicitation by Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and MD of Uflex Ltd. India’s largest flexible packaging company. The players are registered with the Uflex Khelo Dilli  programme- a philanthropic endeavor jointly undertaken by Stairs, an NGO working towards sports, education & health for underprivileged children and Uflex Ltd.

Congratulating  the players, Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and M.D. of UFLEX Ltd said, “We would like to offer our warmest congratulations to all the four players and wish them luck in all future endeavours. India has a vast pool of sports talent, and the need is to tap this talent at the right time and provide them with the right training and facilities. Our association with Stairs represents an extension of our social commitment to bring about a positive change in the life of underprivileged youth of the society by providing them opportunities and a platform to showcase their talent.”

“We congratulate all the players selected for the Asian Games and would like to extend continued support to them. We are extremely happy with the response we are receiving for Uflex Khelo Dilli. The programme has created an atmosphere of participation, co-operation and team spirit amongst youth and encouraged more and more children to join”, said Mr. Siddhartha Upadhyay, Founder and Secretary General, Stairs .

Uflex Khelo Dilli aims to provide free of cost – space, infrastructure and sports equipment to the less fortunate children of our society, to play. More than 5000 underprivileged children are regularly playing at 28 different sports centers run by Stairs and funded by Uflex Ltd., across Delhi. These centres have emerged as a hub of recreation for children from low economic background and ignited a passion for playing in others as evident from an increasing number of children getting enrolled at these centres.

Apart from Khelo Dilli, Uflex Ltd. has also adopted cricket initiatives of Stairs, namely, Uflex Stairs Cricket Championship and Uflex Stairs Cricket Scholarship. Uflex Ltd. supports Stairs in running cricket training academies, providing sports scholarship and sports gear to the underprivileged children. Since 2011, 72 talented children have been granted the Uflex Stairs Cricket Scholarship and are being training at accredited cricket centres in Delhi.

Since inception, Stairs has actively worked towards the upliftment of the less fortunate children mainly through the field of sports. The sporting initiatives of Stairs aim to provide a platform to these children to hone their skills and showcase their talent through sports camps. Stairs understands the amount of talent that exists among these children and believes in creating opportunities so that their talent is rightly tapped and nurtured. Talented children are chosen from these camps and provided coaching, sports scholarship and sports gear.

Some of the students who identified by Stairs are already doing well at the national level and are earning laurels for their states. Stairs also organizes sports camps at regular intervals to promote youth talent.

About Stairs:

Stairs (www.stairs.org.in) is a non-profit organization working in the field of development of underprivileged youth through channelization of their energies in sports and education. Since its inception in 2005, Stairs has worked for the upliftment of the less fortunate children mainly through the field of sports. The sporting initiatives undertaken by Stairs provide a platform to these children to hone their skills and showcase their talent through sports camps. Stairs understands the amount of talent that exists among these children and believes in creating opportunities to tap and nurture their talent.