· Sushil Kumar, Two times Olympic Medallist, Joins the initiative
New Delhi, Sep. 6, 2016: Tata Power Delhi Distribution has launched a social media campaign ‘Wish Our Sports Gurus/ Teachers’ with an aim to recognize the contribution of sports teachers/gurus who play a significant role in shaping our attitude towards life and make us excel in our chosen sport. In this unique endeavour, Tata Power-DDL has been joined by none other than India’s most celebrated player -Two times Olympic Medallist, wrestler, Sushil Kumar. He has joined the campaign to share his gratitude towards his guru and urged people to come and make it a movement.
Sushil Kumar’s Video Message on Tata Power-DDL’s Wish Our Sports Guru Campaign
Wishing our Sports Guru Campaign - Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO&MD, Tata Power-DDL greeting Sushil Kumar, Two times Olympic Medallist in Wrestling and coach Vinod Kumar, former Olympian and Ex. Chief Coach, Indian Wrestling Team.
While sports acts as a link and brings together the people of the country exceeding social and economic barriers, however we sparingly show our gratitude towards sports teachers/gurus who have been significant contributors in our lives by infusing a winning spirit, team work and prepare us to face challenges with a never say die attitude.
The campaign that runs on Tata Power – DDL’s Facebook and Twitter pages invites people to come forward and share their messages, a fond memory or a special lesson of their sports teacher which has helped them to overcome obstacles and emerge as a winner. People can show their gratitude through images, videos, comments etc. and can stand a chance to win a gift voucher.
The Campaign would also highlight stories and experiences of our various sports stars and share their thoughts for their gurus and moments where they left a significant impact in shaping their career and attitude towards life.
Speaking on the Wish our Gurus initiative Olympic Medallist Sushil Kumar said “I really appreciate Tata Power – DDL’s initiative of dedicating this Teachers Day to our sports Gurus whose relentless support brings out the best of our strengths. Through this platform I would like to thank my Guru, Mr. Vinod Kumar, for his teachings and tips during my crucial bouts at the London
Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power – DDL said “In order to make India a force to reckon with at the global sporting arena, we have to focus on nurturing talent, effective training under expert coaches and development of world class sports facilities. Our campaign to recognize our sports Gurus is a small contribution towards highlighting their selfless and tireless efforts in not only shaping our sports careers but also inculcating the winning spirit in us.”
Mr. Vinod Kumar, Ex Olympian and Ex. Chief Coach of Indian wrestling team, London Olympics also praised the initiative and believes it will go a long way in motivating sports teachers to reinforce their commitment towards the development of a sporting culture and producing world class players in the country.
Olympics which resulted in a medal winning performance. My Guru always helps me discover my inner strengths and motivates me to give my best every time.”