Radico Khaitan Ltd collaborates with the 59th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships 2019

·          Dr. Lalit Khaitan, Chairman, PHD Chamber, UP Chapter and CMD, Radico Khaitan Ltd unveiled  the Logo, Mascot and Athletics Kit of 59th  National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships 2019

·          MoU signed between Dr. Lalit Khaitan, CMD, Radico Khaitan in his capacity as Chairman, PHD Chamber, UP Chapter & Mr. Kunwar Fateh Bahadur (Retd. IAS), President, UPAA on 29th July 2019 at the Unveiling Ceremony of Logo, Mascot & Athletics Kit at Hotel Taj Mahal, Lucknow.

·          The championship will take place on 27-30 August 2019 in Lucknow.

 Lucknow, August 01, 2019: Radico Khaitan, the largest manufacturers of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (“IMFL”) in India, has partnered with the 59th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship 2019. The championship is being organised in collaboration with UP Athletics Association (UPAA) and Athletics Federation of India from 27th to 30th August 2019 in Lucknow. The four-day championship will be contested by more than 550 athletes from all over the country and from neighbouring countries. This Championships will give another opportunity to Indian athletes to qualify for participation in IAAF World Championships in Athletics to be held at Doha (Qatar) from 27th September to 6th October 2019.

Dr Khaitan with PT Usha
 Dr Khaitan with PT Usha

Dr Khaitan with Chetan Chauhan
Dr Khaitan with Chetan Chauhan

 The logo and the athletics kit were released and the mascot of the championship was revealed at the Unveiling Ceremony on 29th July at Hotel Taj Mahal by Dr Lalit Khaitan in the presence of the chief guest Shri Chetan Chauhan, Hon’ble Minister, Sports, Youth Welfare, Vocational Education, Skill Development and other distinguished guests of honour such as Shri Brajesh Pathak, Hon’ble Minister Law, Justice, Additional Energy and Dr Mahendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister Rural Dev, Medical, Health.

 The board and the guests of honour also felicitated the following athletes for making the country proud with their contribution to the field of sports and for being the source of inspiration for the young athletes.

 Ø  Padma Smt P T Usha

Ø  Padma Shri Sriram Singh

Ø  Arjuna Awardee Mrs. Rachita Mistry

Ø  Arjuna Awardee Ms. Sudha Singh

Ø  Sandeep Sarkaria, International Athlete

On the occasion Dr. Lalit Khaitan, Chairman, PHD Chamber, UP Chapter and CMD, Radico Khaitan Ltd said “Radico Khaitan Ltd has associated with the prestigious 59th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championship 2019 to offer a platform to budding sportspersons to make it big and bring laurels to our country. To see India on top in the global sports space is a dream we all have been yarning for years. It is a great platform to make that dream come true.  We are honoured to be a stepping stone to the gateway to “IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019” for them.

About Radico Khaitan :

Radico Khaitan Limited (“RKL”) is among the oldest and one of the largest manufacturers of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (“IMFL”) in India. Formerly known as Rampur Distillery, RKL commenced its operations in 1943 and over the years, emerged as a major bulk spirits supplier and bottler to other spirit manufacturers. The company launched its first brand 8 PM whisky in 1998 and over the years, has created four millionaire brands and over fifteen organically grown brands.

Radico Khaitan Limited is also one of the largest providers of branded IMFL to the Canteen Stores Department (“CSD”), which has significant business barriers to entry. The company has been successfully building its brand equity in international markets and currently exports its products to over 85 countries.

The Company currently has two distilleries- Rampur Distillery in Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) and Radico NV Distilleries Maharashtra Limited, Aurangabad (Maharashtra). The company has a total production capacity of over 157 million litres and operates 28 bottling units spread across the country.