New Delhi:6/8/21″ The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Sports, and Youth Affairs appreciated the efforts of Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, in transforming the performance of Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams of India.
In the second page of its press release issued today, the Parliamentary Committee notes: “The Committee in its collective wisdom has appreciated the efforts taken by Shri. Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha in setting up the High-Performance Sports Centres and sponsoring both men’s and women’s Hockey teams through Hockey India since 2018, which has translated into better performance for both these teams at Tokyo Olympics 2021.”
“It is indeed a matter of great pride for Odisha that when the State and its dynamic leader Hon’ble CM Shri. Naveen Patnaik is being hailed for his efforts and contributions to Indian Hockey. This Parliamentary Standing Committee is the statutory Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs and therefore its views carry enormous weight and its recommendations and views on Hon’ble CM Shri. Naveen Patnaik are now a part of the records in Indian Parliamentary for all times to come,” the Committee stated.