Indian senior and junior men’s and women’s hockey teams’ jerseys will have Cairn India’s logo for next three years, after the world’s fastest growing energy company announced its co-sponsorship for the teams. According to press release, this association is for a sum of several crores per annum.
The senior Indian Men and Women Hockey teams will be seen sporting the Cairn logo for the first time when they will take part in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 tournaments to be held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi from 18th to 24th February 2013.
Cairn India’s association with Hockey India reinforces its commitment towards securing a positive future for the nation. Cairn has decided to join forces with the national game of the country and plans through several initiatives to encourage the sport amongst the new generation.
Announcing Cairn India’s co-sponsorship deal with Hockey India, Dr Narinder Batra, Secretary General Hockey India said “We welcome Cairn for joining Hockey India and being part of the journey to revive hockey in the country. This association will further boost the game and help the sport reach new levels. Hockey India thanks Cairn India for coming on board to become our partner in this exciting journey.”
Dr Sunil Bharati, Head Corporate Affairs & Communications, Cairn India said “Hockey is our national game and we are proud to be associated with this energetic game. The partnership and the journey ahead will indeed be a privileged one for the entire Cairn family. It is the first big step for us towards nurturing and growing this sport, both on a national stage as well as the international arena. Cairn India’s decision to associate with Hockey also aims at fuelling the resurgent interest in the national sports amongst youngsters.”