Hyderabad/ New Delhi, 24th Nov 2023: Marking a historic moment, Anand Mahindra inaugurated state-of-the-art Mahindra Sports Field at Mahindra University. The University has now become the first in India to have a “FIFA Quality” certified pitch, a testament to its commitment to providing world-class facilities to its students. Mr. Mahindra motivated students to participate in extra-curricular activities for all-round develop and kicked off a friendly football match between two teams.
Following the match, Mr. Mahindra, Chancellor, Mahindra University along with Mr. CP Gurnani, Board of Management, Mahindra University, and Dr. Yajulu Medury, Vice-Chancellor, Mahindra University interacted with the two teams. The Chancellor then took the opportunity to acknowledge and congratulate the sportspersons on the campus who have won laurels at the national level. Aryan Pathi, who secured two Bronze medals at the Archery World Championship 2023 in the Standard Open Category, was commended for his exceptional performance. Yashwant Bunga received recognition for his outstanding achievement of winning two gold medals in the Telangana state-level Karate championship. Additionally, Suhas Pampana was praised for his selection to represent Arunachal Pradesh in the Under-23 domestic cricket tournaments.
The Chancellor extended his appreciation to the talented women athletes, with special mentions for Pranavi Narukulla, Poorva Penmatcha, and Shobana, who secured a place in the Telangana State Women’s Throwball Team and earned a Bronze medal. Pranavi also served as the Vice-Captain of the team that won the Bronze Medal in the National Championships this year. Leela
Aravinda Reddy Maram was acknowledged for her exceptional achievement in the field of technology, being crowned the Champion at the “All Done Right” Hackathon 2023 by Techolution. Her innovative skills earned her the first prize, accompanied by a cash award of Rs One lakh Rupees. The FIFA Quality-certified sports field stands as a testament to Mahindra University’s commitment to fostering excellence in both sports and education.
About Mahindra University:
Mahindra University, Hyderabad (India) is a multi-disciplinary university. It works towards “Educating future citizens for and of a better world” and is envisioned to be a private University that will play a significant role in driving quality improvements and innovation in higher education in the coming years. Mahindra University will focus on generating new knowledge through engagement in cutting-edge research, creating a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, and undertaking collaborative projects with industry and other academic institutions. In 2021, Mahindra University launched the School of Management, the Indira Mahindra School of Education, and the School of Law. The University is backed by Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI), a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra Ltd., the flagship IT company of the Mahindra Group, a US $19.4 billion industrial entity that employs in excess of 2,56,000 employees across 100 countries.