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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
06 MAY 2022 5:32PM by PIB Delhi
Shri Narayan Rane flags off  `Run for Coir’ as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Under the theme of `Enterprise India’ of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, `Run for Coir’ was organised to promote the use of coir as a natural, bio-degradable and eco-friendly product at Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore today . 

The run was flagged off by Shri Narayan Rane, Union Minister of MSME in the presence of Shri. Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, MoS (MSME),  Shri. Kuppuramu, Chairman, Coir Board, Shri. S K Singh, AS &DC, Smt. Alka Arora, JS (ARI)  and other Senior Officers of Ministry of MSME and Coir Board.  The run was organized under different categories consisting of 4 Groups - School children - Boys and Girls, College students - Boys and Girls, Open Men and Open Women.


About 2000 persons participated in the event and it was a grand success.  Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, MoS (MSME) gave away Cash prizes, Medals and Certificates to the winners under each category.