The 8 th Inter-department Sports Mela-2015 of Waltair Division of East Coast Railway will be held at Railway Stadium here from April 1 to 30.
A poster of the mela was released by Divisional Railway Manager Anil Kumar in presence of Senior Divisional Commercial Manager M. Yelvender Yadav, Senior DEN (Coordination) Victor Joseph on Thursday.
East Coast Railway Sports Association general secretary B. Appanna Reddy, sports adviser Nageswar Rao, and secretary (PR) B. V. V. Raju were present.
The tentative programme for the mela is as follows: football — April 1 to 3, volleyball — April 4 to 6, athletics — April 7 and 8, weightlifting — April 9 and 10, table tennis — April 11 and 12, kabaddi — April 13 to 15, shuttle badminton — April 16 to 18, ball badminton — April 19 and 20, chess — April 21, caroms — April 22 to 24, and cricket — April 22 to 30.
Women events: caroms — April 28 to 30, and musical chair, lemon-and-spoon, hitting the wickets, speed walking, shot-put and other events.
Suitable events for physically challenged persons will be held on April 29 and 30.
The event of Waltair Division of ECoR will be conducted at Railway Stadium