8 March 2018
Avaada Power Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading clean energy company, under the aegis of its women empowerment program, announced that it has extended financial support to Indian Wrestler – Navjyot Kaur on the occasion of World Women’s Day. She is India’s first woman to win gold at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship 2018. This initiative by Avaada Power is part of company’s relentless efforts towards empowering women in all walks of life, including supporting women in sports.
Avaada Power as a company is committed to holistic sustainable development with programs directed towards education, women empowerment, healthcare and environment protection. The organization awarded INR 5 lakhs to Ms Kaur, this will help her to reduce the financial burden of her father, who over the years has supported the training of Ms. Kaur through numerous sacrifices.
Mr. Vineet Mittal, Chairman, Avaada Group “We are honored to be associated with Navjyot Kaur. The milestones she has achieved in her career has made the country proud and has promoted women’s wrestling in every corner of India. The financial support being extended is to express our appreciation of Ms. Kaur’s achievements. Avaada Power is committed to enabling her to focus on her career and pursue her dreams, thereby encouraging and inspiring many more young women to take up wresting as a sport. At Avaada Power, we believe that empowering and uplifting women of our society is imperative in nation building. In line with this philosophy, we will continue to undertake initiatives for the success of women as well as the society as whole.”
Avaada Power has always followed the philosophy of giving back to the society. For the overall development of the society, Avaada Power operates around its five pillars of education, enabling empowerment, protecting environment, promoting health care and lighting up rural India. The company has undertaken several initiatives to uplift the condition of women in India. Among its key programs is the company’s skill building program for women – from learning the art of stitching and tailoring to using these skills for creating commercial opportunities in villages to promote self-reliance.
Navjyot Kaur, born in Tarn Taran in Punjab, started wrestling at the age of 14. She has many accolades to her name including, Gold Medal at Senior Asian Wrestling Championship, Bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Silver at the 2013 Asian championship and Bronze at the 2011 Asian Championship. Avaada Power awarded Ms. Kaur INR 5 lakhs.