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Gopichand Foundation signs MOU with Odisha Govt

Press Trust of India  |  Odisha 

The Foundation (PGMF) today signed an MOU with with an aim to nurture and groom talents in the state.

The MoU was signed between the and Youth Services Department and Foundation here at the Secretariat in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Minister and P

It is an honour for us to be associated with the Govt. of Odisha and we are aligned to their vision to keep producing world class talent," Gopichand said.

"The trajectory of Badminton as a has hit new highs in the recent past, with top players like and PV Sindhu winning major honours at regular intervals.

"The academy in Odisha will help in keeping the momentum up, and we hope to nurture great talent right from the grass roots to the international levels, he added.

The PGMF will be driving the Badminton academy at Odisha and will be responsible for providing technical support and the overall development of the sport in the State.

Commenting on the association, said, Badminton is one of the focus areas in for Odisha. Under the tutelage and guidance of PGMF, I am confident that we will be able to nurture and groom world class talents of the future.

"I want Odisha to win Olympic Medals for India, and we are all committed to make this into a reality.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:05 IST