A Sachiin Joshi initiative, for The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team tour of Singapore.
by Suman Gupta
MUMBAI – May, 2018 Disabled Sporting Society today announced its association with Big Brother Foundation, a Sachiin Joshi initiative (CSR arm of Viiking Ventures), for the Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team who are heading to Singapore for a 3-Day tournament from 25th May to 27th May, 2018 to participate in the prestigious Alan Border Cup for the Physically Disabled.
The press conference which was held at Sofitel in BKC, Mumbai, had Mr. Rashid Khan – CEO, Mr. Sachiin Joshi Disabled Sporting Society, Mr. Haroon Rasheed – Secretary, Disabled Sporting Society, Mr. Suvro Joarder – Captain of the Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team, Mohinder Amarnath (ex-Indian Cricketer), Mr. Abhishek Jain – ADR Creations and Mr. Hiten Tejwani sitting on the dias.
Rashid Khan, CEO, Disabled Sporting Society said about the association & the tournament, “We are glad to have got associated with Big Brother Foundation for this tournament and are really thankful to Mr. Sachiin Joshi for coming forward so enthusiastically with the support. The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team, who is heading to Singapore for a 3-day tournament, are very excited and extremely hopeful to come back with the Alan Border Cup. We are also very thankful to each & everyone who came to the press conference, to show their support to the team.”
Mr. Sachiin Joshi, Big Brother Foundation, “Cricket continues to be one of the most popular sports in our country and we are extremely proud to be associated with The Indian National Disabled Cricket Team. The Big Brother Foundation has always endeavored to reach out and help all sections of our society and we wish the team all the success on this important tour of Singapore. We have complete faith in this team and are confident that they will put up a great show in the Alan Border Cup.“
Mr. Suvro Joarder, Captain – Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team “I am extremely happy that Big Brother Foundation & Mr. Sachiin Joshi have come forward with this support. It is a really great gesture and our whole team is very thankful to them.”.
Mr. Biswajit Chakraborty, General Manager of Sofitel Mumbai BKC said “The hotel is
honoured to host this event in association with Big Brother and we wish the Physically
Disabled Indian Cricket Team luck in their endeavour of winning the upcoming Alan Border
Cup in Singapore. Sofitel Mumbai BKC’s alliance with the differently abled is to enunciate
support to the community and talent, in addition to spreading joy and smiles to the members present.”
Mr. Rohit Chopra, Regional Director of Sales – India, AccorHotels said, “We are
delighted to support the Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team and be part of this
initiative. At AccorHotels we firmly believe in enabling the lives of the locals and this is one
such commitment. We wish the team the very best to win the Alan Border Cup in Singapore.”
Disabled Sporting Society : Disabled Sporting Society, established in 2007, are the pioneers in giving a platform to the Physically Disabled Indian Youth & also promoting the Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team.
Big Brother Foundation : Big Brother Foundation was established in 2012 as a not for profit organization by the passionate endeavour of social visionary Mr. Sachiin Joshi. It is the CSR arm of Viiking Ventures that aims to empower underprivileged children and women in rural India. With an objective to improve the quality of life for oppressed, disadvantaged, and marginalized peoples, the organization works towards the welfare of the society. The vision of our founders is to liberate rural women and children, from the shackles of malnutrition, illiteracy, unemployment and to improve their quality of life –it does not stop at the sky – it begins from there.
About Viiking Ventures:Viiking Ventures is one of the India’s fastest growing conglomerates with its business verticals ranging in FMCG products, hospitality, entertainment, beverages, realty & infrastructure, fitness, paper products and philanthropic activities. Established in the year 2012 and spearheaded by a 33 year old young maverick Mr. Sachiin Joshi, the group has been expanding its horizons into diverse fields and growing at a rate of 25% year on year. With the current turnover of about 9000 cr and his hunger for expansion and vision for the future, lead to his spread his wings in India and Abroad