NHPC signs MOU with ‘Special Olympics Bharat’, an NGO aimed at providing sports training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities


A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between NHPC and ‘Special Olympics Bharat’ (NGO) to provide sports training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (PwIDD) as part of NHPC Bharat’s CSR initiative on July 19, 2022 at NHPC Head Office, Faridabad. The MoU was signed by the Executive Director (CSR&SD), NHPC and the Executive Director, Special Olympics Bharat (NGO).

As per the MoU, regular athletic training will be provided to PwIDDs through dedicated and Special Olympics trained coaches for 3 years. NHPC has allocated an amount of Rs.3 Crore for this project. Under this project, Special Olympics Bharat, the NGO will establish 20 Special Olympics centers which will have qualified sports professionals and educators to train children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Special Olympics activities during the 3 coming years. The training centers will provide year-round training in Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh-Itanagar, Assam-Kamrup, Jorhat, Goalpara, Himachal Pradesh-Bilaspur, Kullu, Mandi, Sirmaur, Solan, Una, Chamba, Kangra, Uttrakhand -Nanital, Sikkim, UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh.

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