Adani Group launches Garv Hai project to groom potential medallists

The Garv Hai project aims to groom two set of athletes, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 / 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games probables and junior athletes for the future.

Pranav Adani is the director of Adani Enterprises which launched the Garv Hai project to groom sportspersons.   -  Special Arrangement

The Adani Group has announced a long-term initiative to discover and nurture world-class athletes for India.

The Garv Hai project, named after the group’s pilot project built around the Rio Olympics 2016, started receiving applications from May 15 from athletes, coaches and academies across multiple sports. It will pick around 15 candidates after filtering through 5000+ entries.

The long-term incubation programme aims to groom two set of athletes, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 / 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games probables and junior athletes for the future.

“India is witnessing an unprecedented upsurge in sports sentiments. While the government has rolled out several new opportunities for potential sportspersons, as a responsible corporate we feel it is our national duty to extend our arms and bolster the changing narrative.

With Garv Hai, we want to stand by budding sport stars, become a part of their journey and celebrate their glory,” said Pranav Adani, Director, Adani Enterprises Ltd.

The list of sports to be supported includes archery, athletics, boxing, shooting and wrestling.

Ankita Raina, (Tennis), Pinki Rani (Boxing), SanjeevaniJadhav (Athletics), MaliakaGoel (Shooting), MandeepJangra (Boxing), Inderjeet Singh (Athletics), Khushbir Kaur, (Athletics) and Shiva Thapa (Boxing) were the beneficiaries of the Garv Hai pilot project in 2016.

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