PANAJI: Goa’s Officials shine Nationally: Aman Raut Dessai becomes National Grade II Umpire, Sachin Bharati, a National Match ControlGoa’s Officials, shine Nationally: Aman Raut Dessai becomes National Grade II Umpire, Sachin Bharati a National Match Control.
Young Goan Student Aman Raut Dessai attended and successfully completed the National Umpires examinations conducted by the Badminton Association of India at Jaipur. Aman, who is 21 years old and a student of Government College of Arts Science and Commerce Quepem, was among 27 of the 60 candidates who were evaluated and declared as National Grade-II Umpires, thus becoming one of the youngest National Grade-II umpires in India. In the National Match Control assessment exam/evaluation held at Bhubaneswar, Orissa, Goa’s Sachin Bharati, a former State badminton player, was among 12 of the 23 candidates to be declared as National Match Control. Sachin has been a technical official in several National and International events such as the prestigious India Open, India’s Premier Badminton League, Infosys Open, Junior National championships and many more.
Sandeep Heble, the Secretary of the Goa Badminton Association, said, “This is a testament to their skills, knowledge, and passion for the game. Their success has brought great pride to the Goa Badminton Association and the people of Goa and will serve as an inspiration to all young people who are passionate about sports and are willing to work hard to achieve their dreams. The Goa Badminton Association congratulates them and wishes them all the best for their future endeavours.”