Scindia Honors Olympic Medal Winner Sita Sahu
Today, Union Power Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia presented a cheque of Rs 5 lakh to Sita Sahu, the winner of two medals at Special Olympics World Summer Games at Athens, Greece held in 2011. He presented the amount on behalf of NTPC Ltd. She won Bronze Medals in 200 M and 1600 M relay race and secured 4th place in 100 M ( female) race.
Sita Sahu is 15 year old young Olympian and comes from an extremely poor family of the Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh approached Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia for help. She was promised by the MP government an award of Rs one lakh, but due to some reasons, she has yet not got the money from the state government.
Shri Arup Roy Choudhury CMD NTPC was present on the occasion