Bhubaneswar: Participants from Odisha, who brought laurels to the state by performing exceedingly well in the Hausla 2018, reached Biju Patnaik International Airport here today amidst a rousing welcome.
Around 38 participants from different Child Care Institutions in Odisha took part in the event. The event included Men’s football, Women’s football, chess, track events and many more.
Odisha earned a sum total of 14 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 3 bronze medals in the sports event. With this Odisha topped the medal tally in both men and women field.
Among others, Odisha Women and Child Development director, Additional Collector, and many other eminent officials appreciated the performances of the participants while welcoming them.
The National Festival for Children of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) ‘Hausla 2018’ of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) was held from November 26 to 29 in New Delhi.
Thousands of participants from various states participated in the district, state and national level competitions in Hausla 2018.