In the series of ongoing Silver Jubilee Celebrations SJVN Limited organised a ‘Mini Marathon’ for its employees and their family members today at Shimla. Organised in four groups, the Marathon was flagged off by R.P. Singh, CMD, R.N. Misra, Director (Civil), N.L. Sharma, Director (Personnel), RK Bansal, Director (Electrical) and BN S. Negi CVO of SJVN from The Ridge, Shimla.
More than 500 participants ran the distance of about 5 km from The Ridge to Nav Bahar via The Mall Road, Raj Bhawan and Forest Road.
Propagating the Message of Conserve Energy …… Save Energy, the run culminated at Convent of Jesus & Mary. At the concluding point various games and events like Lemon Race, Musical Chair etc were also organised. In the Marathon, Lakshya Chauhan bagged the 1st prize in upto 15 years boys age group while Kumari Kavya bagged this award among girls in this age group.
In the 15 to 55 ladies’ age group Shruti bagged 1st prize while Hoshiyar Singh got this position among males.
In veteran group of +55 Mohan Lal Thakur bagged first prize. Among the employees of Himpesco (security staff) Jitender bagged the 1st prize among males whil. Meena Devi received this award among ladies.
In each category male and female participants were awarded separately. Cash prizes of Rs 5000, Rs 4000, Rs. 3000 and Rs 1000 were given to first, second, third and consolation respectively.