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Odisha signs MoU with PGBF for establishment of badminton

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

today signed an MoU with Hyderabad-based Foundation (PGBF) for the establishment of P Academy here in the state.

The memorandum of understanding was signed between the and Youth Services Department, and Foundation here.

Naveen Patnaik, minister and P Gopichand were present at the MoU signing ceremony.

While the will provide all financial support for the proposed badminton academy here, the PGBF will give technical support, including coaching and services for the players, said Behera.

Gopichand, said: "I am glad that the has come forward to develop badminton in the state."

Gopichand also inaugurated a documentary on the Asian Athletics Championships hosted by while Patnaik released a coffee table book on the mega event.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:50 IST