JCB company gives financial assistance to tennis player

Chandigarh, Jul 31 (UNI) A Gurgaon-based company has decided to give financial assistance of Rs four lakh to tennis player Navinder Pal Singh to prepare him for tournaments at the international level.

Haryana Finance Minister Birender Singh has appreciated the gesture of Manager of JCB, Gurgaon, Mr Rajiv Kapoor to give this fiscal assistance.

Mr Singh urged other well established business houses and companies to come forward and sponsor Navinder and other such outstanding sportspersons so that they might bring laurels to the country.

The financial assistance given to Navinder will help him in getting training in a reputed training institute at Spain or USA.

The tennis player hails from Karnal district and is currently ranked at 284 in the professional ATP circuit.


Story first published: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 20:09 [IST]
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