The month-long Mega Sports event, annual DRM CUP INTER DEPARTMENTAL SPORTS MELA-2021, will be organized by the East Coast Railway Sports Association, WALTAIR in the month of April commencing from 4th April to 30th April. The inauguration will be held on 04.04.2021 at 09:00Hrs at Waltair Railway Stadium.
Railway employees from various departments will participate in 12 events while there are six events for women employees. In total 18 Teams will be participating comprising Railway Staff working at various places like Araku, Damanjodi, Koraput, Kirandul, Bacheli, Rayagada, Palasa, Srikakulam. The motto is to promote sportsmanship and identify the talent for inclusion in the ECoRSA Sports team.
Divisional Railway Manager and President of Waltair Division’s E.Co. Railway Sports Association Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava released a poster on the Sports Mela along with Vice Presidents Shri Akshay Saxena( ADRM(infra)), Dr.C.Suyalakshmi(ADRM (operations)), Sports Officer Shri Pradeep Yadav (Senior Divisional Engineer Coordination), Assistant Sports officers Shri B. Avinash (DEE/OP) & Shri M.Haranath (DFM), General Secretary of ECoRSA Reddy Srinivasa Rao and Shri S.K. Chatterjee (Sr. DFM).
Various departments participating in the Sports event are Medical Dept., Operating Dept., Engineering Dept., Commercial Dept., Electrical Dept., Mechanical Dept., Personnel Dept., Construction Dept., Telecom Dept., Mechanical (DLS) Dept., Electrical (OP) Dept., Electrical (TRS) Dept., Electrical (TRD) Dept., RPF, Safety Dept., Stores Dept.
Competitions will be held in football, volleyball, athletics, weightlifting, table tennis, kabaddi, Shuttle badminton, ball badminton, chess, carrom and cricket for men and carrom, musical chairs, lemon and spoon race, hitting the wicket, speed walking and shotput for women employees.