THE PREPARATIONS for the State Bank of Indore All-India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament began on Monday under the guidance of Indore Collector Vikek Aggarwal.
Various committees have been formed for the successful conduct of the mega event that will begin December 25 and will conclude on December 29.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Sports Minister Yashodharaje Scindia, Customs and Central Excise Chief Commissioner (Bhopal Zone) P N Vitaldas, Customs and Central Excise Commissioner Arvind Singh, Indore Mayor Uma Shashi Sharma, State Bank of Indore Managing Director C Narasimhan and Indian Airlines Chairman Dr Vishvapati Trivedi are the patrons for the tournament.
District Collector Vivek Aggarwal will be the chairman of the organising committee while Dilip Choughule will be the secretary.
Indore SP Anshuman Yadav, IMC Commissioner Vinod Sharma, State Bank of Indore Chief General Manager T A Padmanabhan, Nizamuddin and Anil Bhandari will be the committee vice presidents.
Under the chairmanship of the District Collector Vivek Aggarwal, the first meeting was held to discuss the facilities to be provided to the players during the tournament.