By Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Sept 26; Assam Table Tennis Association (ATTA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Donic, an intertiol brand of table tennis product. As per the agreement, the state players now can purchase different equipment, manufactured by Donic, in concession rate.
Addressing a media gathering Rockybul Hussain, the president of the Assam Table Tennis Association who is also the Panchayat & Rural Development ,Agricultural minister, said that Assam table Tennis Association is trying to provide all possible helps to the state players and this MOU will help them further.
Elaborating the agreement Tridib Duvarah, the secretary of the Assam table Tennis Association, said, Donic, with whom the association has signed MOU for three years, would sponsor the full costumes to all the players whom will represent state in tiol and intertiol event. Apart from that Donic has also agreed to provide ITTF approved three star table tennis ball free of cost to Assam Table Tennis Association for conducting all the 9 major Ranking Table Tennis championship along with 8 sets of table tennis table free of cost.
Neeraj Agarwal, the CEO of Donic, who was also present in the media briefing, informed that during the State Ranking championship Donic will open stalls in the venues and players can purchase equipment in concession rate, atleast 30 percent, from these stalls. They also planned to provide similar facilities to the players from their different outlets spread across the state. Agarwal today also announced to gift two table tennis board to Assam Table Tennis Association also.
Meanwhile the former paddlers of the state had welcome the Assam Table Tennis Association's decision to sign MOU with Donic. ndini Baruah and Carfew Roy, both were present in today's function, said "State players would be highly benefitted from it."