ONGC mines 6 medals for India from Commonwealth

ONGC CMD DK Sarraf along with Directors felicitated ONGC’s Sportpersons, who brought glory by contributing six medals to India’s impressive kitty in the recent Commonwealth Games 2014 at Glasgow – one Gold, three Silver and two Bronze. ONGC had a rich representation of 20 sportspersons to the Indian contingent that participated in the Games.

In the felicitation, cash incentives were given by ONGC to its sportspersons. A cash incentive of Rs 5 lakh was given to wrestler Amit Kumar who won Gold medal in men’s 57 kg category. Cash incentive of Rs 2.25 Lakh each was given to Ashwini Ponnappa, who bagged Silver medal in women’s doubles and Anthony Amalraj, who brought Silver in men’s Table Tennis doubles.

Hockey stars Gurvinder Singh Chandi and Akashdeep Singh were given cash incentives of Rs 1.5 Lakh each for the Silver Medal they fetched India. Pawan Kumar received Rs 2 Lakh for winning Bronze in wrestling (86kg category) and Arpinder Singh received Rs 2 Lakh for his Bronze medal in Triple jump.

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