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Vishwas Tripathi joins Board of STAIRS Foundation

Vishwas Tripathi joins Board of STAIRS Foundation

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) India’s premier not-for-profit organisation in broad-basing of sports at the grassroots—STAIRS (Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports) Foundation has announced the induction of Vishwas Tripathi, Chairman-UNI Board of Directors, as a member of the Board of STAIRS Foundation on Monday.

Mr Tripathi has contributed immensely in channelizing energy of youth in the constructive and productive direction. His contribution in the sphere of social development will be an asset in to STAIRS.

Vishwas Tripathi member, Board of Stairs Foundation, said "Sport plays a vital role in creating good citizens who have self confidence and believe in fair play, not just in a sporting arena, but life in general. Sports is good for the psychological development, leading a healthy lifestyle, which is essential to do well in all spheres of life. STAIRS Foundation with a focussed approach has helped youth and children hone their talent and exploit their potential. Sports help to groom a better person, a better youth, a better nation. I am excited to join as the member of the Board for STAIRS Foundation. I look forward to working closely with the team and continuing to contribute in my own small way.”

Welcoming Mr Tripathi, Ajit M Sharan, Chairman of Board - STAIRS, said “STAIRS Foundation provides its young and budding talent an opportunity to hone their skills. The team comprises of highly experienced and dedicated professionals. The system hand-holds budding talent to provide opportunities that transform into big success in their chosen sport. There is a need to give impetus to the youth by pursuing a sport according to their talent and choice and in the process channelize their energy in a constructive direction."

"We are happy to announce the association of Mr Viswas Tripathi with STAIRS, whose experience and expertise will guide us towards achieving our vision as we commit ourselves to some path-breaking initiatives that will be announced soon,” Mr Sharan said.

Stairs has won the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar in 2016 and recognised as NSPO by government in 2019 amongst other accolades and recognition it has won.

STAIRS is a Delhi based not-for-profit, non-governmental organization which aims to empower the underprivileged youth and children of India. Since 2000, STAIRS have been nurturing and encouraging talented sportsmen at the bottom of the income pyramid, not only to do justice to their inherent potential, but also to secure means of livelihood and respectable careers in sports.

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