During an engagement with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on October 14, Bhavana Patel, silver-medalist at Tokyo-Paralympics 2020, said that "more" has to be done for para-athletes since existing programs for endeavoring government jobs for athletes is impervious. She stated that the Gujarat government's sports initiatives do not include para-athletes. "I have one more request. Those who win gold, silver, or bronze in national events,… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Deepa Malik, an Indian-athlete who won a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic-Games, has been named as an independent-director on the board-of-directors of Oravel-Stays Ltd (OYO) on October 13. In addition to chairman Ritesh Agarwal, Malik joins the board of OYO, which has three other independent members and one nominated director. Over the last couple of years, OYO has worked to make its company and board of directors more inclusive.
Courtesy: Deccan Herald