Ashadeep organized a National Football Championship for the intellectually disabled persons for the first time in Assam
From 16th -19th November, 2016 Special Olympics Bharat, Assam Chapter in Collaboration with Ashadeep organized a National Football Championship for the intellectually disabled persons for the first time in Assam. A total of 17 States with 200 Special Athletes from all over India including Assam participated in the program. The program was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Forest, Govt. of Assam Mrs. Pramila Rani Brahma in the presence of other dignitaries viz, Mr. Mukesh Sahay, Director General of Police, Assam, Mr. Palash Gharphalia, Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of Assam. The competitions were conducted by the Volunteers from Assam Police, sports personnel from Dept. of Sports of Assam and Coaches & Volunteers of Special Olympics Bharat Assam Chapter. Amongst all the other participating states Assam won the Gold Medal and was declared as the winner of the event.