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Corporate Badminton League (CBL) 2013 launched in Hyderabad

A Tech Mahindra - Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy initiative to promote the game and “wellness” among corporates

Hyderabad – August 02, 2013 – Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist provider of connected solutions for the connected world to enable future digital enterprises, today announced the launch of Corporate Badminton League (CBL) 2013, in association with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy.

Badminton in India holds a vital position as one of the fast emerging popular sport and Padma Shri Pullela Gopichand being one of the celebrated stars of the game, brings forth this initiative under the aegis of his Academy at Hyderabad that has been the breeding ground of various international badminton turnouts.

The Corporate Badminton League™ (CBL) 2013 is being launched as the first inter-corporate Badminton Tournament in India and is open to all non-seeded individuals working in corporates. The format will feature Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles Championships and the Winners will take home attractive cash prizes and gifts along with the coveted Pullela Gopichand Trophy.

Corporates endorsing Badminton as one of the mandatory sports is a great sign for the sport. This would enable greater penetration and generate support for the sport as well, inspiring a lot of youngsters. I would like to thank Tech Mahindra for this initiative to support Badminton.” Padma Shri Pullela Gopichand.

Tech Mahindra is committed to work-life balance and wellness for its associates. This initiative by JOSH underscores our commitment towards that.” Indraneel Ganguli, Global Head – Brand, Tech Mahindra.

The tournament will be held at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, Gachibowli, Hyderabad from September 6th - 8th, 2013. CBL 2013 is being managed by Sikhara Events and the registrations are being managed by Mera Events.

JOSH is the employee engagement group at Tech Mahindra which works towards creating a great place to work for the employees of Tech Mahindra through various engagement initiatives in the area of sports, cultural, creativity and family events.

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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 131,500+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 946 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.

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