The Minister for Steel, Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh conferred the SAIL logo and felicitated Rio Olympics athlete Dharambir Singh, in New Delhi Today. The Minister of State for Steel, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai, Secretary Steel Ms. Aruna Sundararajan and Chairman SAIL, Shri P.K. Singh and senior officers of the Ministry of Steel were also present on the occasion.Chaudhary Birender Singh, while felicitating the Olympic (200 meters’ sprint) athlete said, “We are proud that the largest contingent of Indian athletes is participating in the Rio Olympics this time and Haryana State has contributed more than 23 athletes in the contingent of around 105 players.
”Expressing confidence on sprinter Dharambir, the Steel Minister said, “we have full hope on his performance and wish him the very best for a great performance. SAIL has decided to support Dharambir singh along with wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rio Olympics. We will extend all support to him and look forward to a great performance in the Rio Olympics.” Chaudhary Birender Singh also felicitated his mentor and coach and physical instructors who are responsible for the performance of the sprinter in the training.This encouragement and sponsorship from SAIL to the members of Indian Rio contingent is in tune with the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi extending his wishes to the Indian Olympic contingent.