- Air Force Sports Control Board gets FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
New Delhi. 25 December 2020. Another feather in the already full cap of Indian Air Force (IAF). Air Force Sports Control Board (AFSCB) has been annotated as the winner in the category of FICCI’s “Best Company Promoting Sports (Public Sector) 2020”.
AFSB has been conferred with this by FICCI India Sports Awards 2020. The award function took place virtually through video conferencing Air Commodore Ashutosh Chaturvedi, Chairman, AFSCB received the prestigious award from the President FICCI.
FICCI has acknowledged that IAF has indeed been a true inspiration for other organisations in actively promoting sports, hoping to further motivate sports personnel to achieve newer heights & getting more laurels to the nation.
Earlier the AFSCB was also conferred with ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind on 28 Aug 2020 for ‘Employment of Sports Persons and Sports Welfare measures’ for its contribution towards development of a sporting environment across the country.
IAF Sports has made significant progress at the National and International arena and won medals at Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, and World Cup/World Championships thus bringing accolades for the country. It is pertinent to mention that three air warriors have already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.