Hima Das+Indian Oil
Indian Oil family felicitated star sprinter Hima Das during a programme at IndianOil AOD State Office in Guwahati on October 1, 2018. UB Photos

New sprint sensation, Assam’s Hima Das has joined the PSU major IndianOil Corporation Ltd. as an HR officer (Grade A) and will be provided various benefits in supporting her talent, the company announced on Monday.

Informing that country’s star sprinter Hima Das, who has been posted in the IndianOil AOD State Office, Guwahati, joined the IndianOil family, Uttiya Bhattacharyya, Chief General Manager, IndianOil AOD State Office on Monday stated that “the company is privileged to have Hima Das as one of the IndianOil family members.”

Bhattacharyya also stated “it’s a mutually win-win situation for both IndianOil and the Dhing Express”.

The IndianOil official said her future laurels will add value to the IndianOil’s image while IndianOil will be providing the salary and other facilities as befitting an officer to her.

Stating that as per the core values of IndianOil, the Corporation is actively into promotion of sports and sports persons, Bhattacharyya informed that the Corporation has provided 250 scholarships for budding sports persons and has a policy for employing established sportspersons under Sports Job quota in 16 different sports.

IndianOil has a history of supporting various sports/ sportspersons of diverse variety including chess, cricket, badminton, athletics, golf, hockey, table tennis, snookers billiards, basketball, Volleyball, archery, boxing, carrom, gymnastics, kabaddi, shooting, swimming, wrestling etc. IndianOil athletes won 11 medals at the recently concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games including four gold medals.

Indian Oil has an illustrious list of Arjuna awardees including P Gopichand, Sharath Kamal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and P Kashyap.

Bhattacharyya said that IndianOil is also proud to be associated with 16 Olympians from the field of badminton, hockey, table tennis and tennis.

He further assured that Hima Das will be able to concentrate fully on her and athletic career.

All the associated costs of travelling to various locations for attending national and international track & field competitions will completely be provided to her by IndianOil, Bhattacharyya added.

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