Jammu Tawi, December 19
Saswati Bandopadhyay, IDAS, Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Northern Command) inaugurated the 6th all India Defence Accounts Department Volleyball Tournament at PCDA Sports Ground, today in a colourful and impressive opening ceremony. The tournament which will see 12 teams men’s category and 4 teams in women’s category competing for top honours, will be held from December 19 to 23, 2016. Final matches in both the categories will be held on December 23, 2016. These teams represent offices of Defence Accounts Department, which is one of the oldest departments of the country providing payment and audit services to Defence forces located across different parts of
While speaking in her inaugural address Principal Controller highlighted the importance of such a tournament, which are held under the Defence Accounts Sports Control Board and emphasized that it is the forum for mutual understanding and showcases the all India character of 266 years old histories department.
Earlier, R K Pandey, IDAS, Additional Controller welcomed the members of all participating teams and stressed the need to use these events as a platform for strengthening the bond of mutual cooperation.