Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Sahara announces Rs. 1.12 crore reward for Indian hockey team!

More rewards pour in for the Indian hockey team after they qualified for the London Olympics.

Sahara India Group, the official sponsors of the team, on Tuesday announced a cash incentive of Rs. 1.12 crore, which will be distributed amongst the players and support staff of Indian team, for their brilliant performance in FIH Olympic qualifiers.

Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh have been awarded Rs. 11 lakhs each for their outstanding display, while the rest of the team members will get Rs. 5 lakh each for their performance.

"We are very proud that India performed so well in this tournament. Hockey is our national game and we are proud of being associated with it. This reward is a small token of appreciation from us to encourage the sportsmen and the support staff to achieve greater success and bring laurels to our beloved nation through our national sport," Subrata Roy, Chairman of Sahara India, said.

Recently, Sahara India Pariwar had renewed its support to Indian Hockey by announcing to sponsor the Men & Women National and Junior Hockey Teams for a period of 5 years at a 170% increase over the past contract period.

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