NewsPatrolling November 15, 2014
Apollo Munich Health Insurance pledges to popularise football in India, in association with Atletico de Kolkata
Kolkata: November 14, 2014: Atlético de Kolkata’s Co-owner Sourav Ganguly, together with Apollo Munich Health Insurance’s CEO Antony Jacob, celebrated Children’s Day at Salt Lake stadium with over 250 specially abled children. Children played quiz master and hoped to uncomplicate the game with questions on the sport, directed towards Sourav Ganguly. His daughter Sana was excited as she helped her father sign footballs for the children and keenly listened to his tips on the sport.
With fitness, healthy lifestyle and well-being an integral part of Apollo Munich Health Insurance’s core values, the company pledges to make physical activity and football intrinsic to today’s millennial, this Children’s Day.
Antony Jacob, CEO, Apollo Munich Health Insurance said, “We firmly believe that sports and physical exercises are the only means to attain a healthy lifestyle in today’s fast paced, high stress life. In addition to this we strongly vouch for making insurance education integral to school curriculums to bring in a sense of financial planning amongst children.”
Wishing all children a Happy Children’s Day, Sourav Ganguly, Co-Owner of Atlético de Kolkata said, “Having played sports for the better part of my life, I strongly believe that playing any sport, be it football or cricket or anything else should be a mandate for every child across the country. On the occasion of Children’s Day, I request all children to pledge towards a healthy lifestyle.”