Neyveli: State-run Navratna Power PSU, NLC India Limited organised Nutrition Awareness Programme for students from Neyveli schools pursuing sports on November 11. The programme was inaugurated by NLC’s Director (HR) R Vikraman. In line with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) theme of the current year – ‘Education, Health and Nutrition,’ 179 school students from Neyveli schools were identified by ‘NLCIL Sports Development Centre’ for providing coaching to develop their potential in their respective area of sports and games. As part of coaching, health check-up including blood tests for the general assessment of the health of the students was done.
Organised under CSR initiative
In continuation of the health check-up, this “Nutrition Awareness Programme” was organised for the students who had undergone the medical check-up and other students pursuing sports activities in order to help them to transform their food habits for better health and enhanced sports performances.
The Programme was organised through SANO Holistic Nutrition Clinic, Chennai. SANO Holistic Nutrition Clinic’s Founder and Chief Nutritionist KP Divya Purushothaman conducted the programme and provided all required inputs on nutritious food that are to be taken by the students pursuing sports. She listed out the three factors for the performance of sportspersons viz., skill development, nutritious food and rest & recovery.
While inaugurating the above programme Vikraman appreciated the sports talents amongst the Neyvveli children, their successful participation in various national, state and district level sports and games competitions and bringing laurels to Neyveli by winning a number of competitions. He also appreciated the two students of Neyveli whose photographs and details found the part in the Tamil Nadu State Board Text Book for 6th standard English.
In the programme, NLC’s Executive Director (HR) N Sadish Babu, Chief General Manager (CSR, Education & Sports) R Mohan, General Manager (Education) S Vinayagamurthy, Deputy General Manager (Sports) K Ramesh and others participated. Around 300 students along with their parents participated in the programme and interacted with the resource person.
NLC India Limited has always been the front runner in promoting the holistic development of students. Promotion of sports among students is an integral part of this endeavour. NLCIL has recognised the need for providing quality coaching to students pursuing sports activities, with a special emphasis on those who hail from the rural background through the NLCIL Sports Development Centre.
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