By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 6 : As a token of encouragement for bringing laurels to the country, State on many occasions, UNACCO School extended a monetary support of Rs 1 lakh to ace shuttler Meiraba Luwang during a simple function held at the conference hall of the school at Meitram today.
Speaking at the event, chairman of the school, N Irabanta said that monetary aid was provided to cheer the ace shuttler, who will represent India in the upcoming BWF World Junior Championship 2019 scheduled to begin from September 30 at Kajang, Russia, to perform well.
UNACCO had also provided Rs 1 lakh each to Meiraba Luwang in 2016 and 2017, he said, adding that the school will continue to provide Rs 1 lakh each in the next two years too to assist the young shuttler in his sporting activities.
Stating that the school will continue to encourage the local players of different events too in the coming days, he maintained that UNACCO will endorse all the activities taken up by the State Government to promote the local talents.